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This variable is contained in the following files: Inpatient Rehab Facility-Patient Assessment Instrument
Short SAS Name
_52AA
SAS Name
HIGHST_PRSR_ULCR_ADMSN_CD

A code indicating the highest current pressure ulcer stage at the time of admission.

CodeCode value
00
No pressure ulcer
01
Any area of persistent skin redness (Stage 1)
02
Partial loss of skin layers (Stage 2)
03
Deep craters in the skin (Stage 3)
04
Breaks in skin exposing muscle or bone (Stage 4)
05
Not stageable (necrotic eschar predominant; no prior staging available)