Rehab-Wound staging

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laneaustin
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Rehab-Wound staging
Updated:
2013-11-27 01:11:41
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wound
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  1. Stage I wound
    • intact skin
    • nonblanchable redness
    • NOT AN OPEN WOUND
  2. Stage II wound
    • partial thickness┬áloss of dermis
    • shallow open ulcer with a red pink wound bed
    • no slough
  3. Stage III wound
    • full thickness tissue loss
    • subcutaneous fat may be visible
    • slough may be present
    • may include undermining and tunneling
  4. Stage IV wound
    • full thickness tissue loss
    • exposed bone, tendon, or muscle
    • slough or eschar may be present
    • often includes undermining and tunneling
  5. Unstageable
    • full thickness tissue loss
    • base of ulcer is covered in slough
    • and eschar

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