M6 V02 Staging Stage 2

In this scenario, we’re showing a stage 2 pressure injury located on a hip. Pressure injuries are often located over bony prominences such as the hips, sacrum or heels for example. So this is located over a hip.

A stage 2 pressure injury has partial thickness skin loss involving the epidermis and/or the dermis. So it’s just those 1st top 2 layers of skin that have been compromised. They’re superficial and they present clinically as an abrasion or a blister or a shallow crater. And in this example here you can see that it’s a blister on this mannequin.

Promoting Healthy Skin - Video Transcript