M6 V05 Staging Unstageable

So this is an example, on a mannequin, of an unstageable pressure injury. Meaning that, the wound bed is covered in thick, black, necrotic tissue making it very difficult to determine how deep that tissue injury actually goes. So there’s a hard, thick, black necrotic tissue completely covering the wound bed which means that the pressure injury, at this point in time, would be considered to be unstageable.

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