A code that indicates the type of tissue that occupies the majority of the ulcer bed of the largest pressure ulcer at the time of admission.
|00||Closed/resurfaced: The wound is completely covered with epithelium (new skin)|
|01||Epithelial tissue: For superficial ulcers, new pink or shiny tissue (skin) that grows in from the edges or as islands on the ulcer surface.|
|02||Granulation tissue: Pink or beefy red tissue with a shiny, moist granular appearance|
|03||Slough: Yellow or white tissue that adheres to the ulcer bed in strings or thick clumps or is mucinous|
|04||Necrotic tissue (eschar): Black, brown, or tan tissue that adheres firmly to the wound bed or ulcer edges.|