A pressure ulcer is otherwise called as pressure sores or bedsores. Norton score is the most common method in assessment of risk that may develop a pressure ulcer. If the score is below or equal to 14 means then it indicates risk for bedsores. This Norton pressure ulcer scale chart provides you the Norton score. Based on 5 parameters namely physical condition, mental condition, activity, mobility, and incontinence, the Norton risk assessment score chart provides the score.
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|Severity Of Total Score|
|Above 18||Low Risk|
|Between 18 to 14||Medium Risk|
|Between 14 to 10||High Risk|
|Below 10||Very High Risk|
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Norton pressure ulcer scale chart shows you the Norton risk assessment score which will help you to predict your chance of risk of developing pressure ulcer and take suitable measures to prevent it.