A code indicating the highest current pressure ulcer stage at the time of discharge.
|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)|