Beyond the Braden Scale: Classification of Pressure Injuries
In partnership with Canadian Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (CPIAP)

Friday, May 27, 2022
12:30 PM - 01:15 PM

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Abstract

A plethora of risk factors have been identified in various patient populations and settings. These factors are omitted in standardized risk assessment tools such as Braden Scale and therefore, not being assessed systematically. The purpose of this presentation is to address the shortcomings of Braden scale and highlight various factors that are responsible for different stages of pressure injuries.
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