Unstagable


Full thickness tissue loss in which the base of the ulcer is covered by slough (yellow, tan, gray, green or brown) and/or eschar (tan, brown or black) in the wound bed.

Pressure Ulcers are often difficult to diagnose, there has been confusion particularly between Pressure Ulcers and a wound caused by moisture. It is critical to correctly diagnose as both prevention and treatment programmes may differ.21