Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment Calculator

Norton score is the standard method of risk assessment used to predict the likelihood of a patient to develop pressure ulcers. A score of ≤14 indicates risk for decubitus ulcers or pressure sores. The Norton score for pressure ulcer risk assesment is done using 5 parameters relevant to skin condition such as Physical condition, Mental condition, Activity, Mobility and Incontinence. Enter your body status for all the five conditions in the pressure ulcer risk assessment calculator.

Norton Score Calculator

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Norton score is the standard method of risk assessment used to predict the likelihood of a patient to develop pressure ulcers. A score of ≤14 indicates risk for decubitus ulcers or pressure sores. The Norton score for pressure ulcer risk assesment is done using 5 parameters relevant to skin condition such as Physical condition, Mental condition, Activity, Mobility and Incontinence. Enter your body status for all the five conditions in the pressure ulcer risk assessment calculator.

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As a rule of the thumb, higher scores suggest a better prognosis. If the Norton score is < 10 the pressure ulcer is at Very high risk, 10 – 14 High risk, 14 – 18 Medium risk, > 18 Low risk. This norton score calculator is used to assess the risk of pressure ulcer.

Note :This statistics calculator is presented for your own personal use and is to be used as a guide only. Medical and other decisions should NOT be based on the results of this calculator. Although this calculator has been tested, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of its calculations or results.


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