Grade recording chart

Pressure ulcer grade recording chart v2

This is a simple chart to help you record where and how severe an patient’s/client’s pressure ulcers are.

The chart contains diagrams of the body and the location of a pressure ulcer is recorded by numbering the location of each pressure ulcer and recording its severity in a table below.

Use this grading tool to accurately assess the grade of each pressure ulcer.

It works well with the Scottish Adapted European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP) Grading Tool


NHS Quality Improvement Scotland (NHS QIS)

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Published Date: 15/05/2009


Healthcare Improvement Scotland took over the responsibilities of NHS Quality Improvement Scotland on 1st April 2011.