Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

Braden Scale

Purpose : Assessment of the the risk of developing pressure ulcers


Admin time :  5 min

User Friendly :  High

Administered by : Healthcare professional


Content : Six critical indicators to determine the individual's risk for developing pressure ulcers. The six indicators -- sensory perception, moisture, activity, mobility, nutrition, and friction or shear -- are defined in the assessment, as are the labels assigned to describe the level or severity of each indicator.


Author :  Barbara Braden, PhD, RN, FAAN and Nancy Bergstrom, PhD, RN, FAAN

Braden Scale

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This Tool is used in the assessment of

Pressure Ulcers

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