Guidance on Pressure Ulcer Classification/Skin Excoriation

This guidance has been updated in line with current best practice from Healthcare Improvement Scotland (previously NHS QIS).

The pressure ulcer classification and skin excoriation tool are two visual aids to assist with accurately identifying skin excoriation and grading pressure damage.  These tools are for use in all care settings for this purpose.

Pressure Ulcer Classification

 Skin Excoriation Tool