This article was published in Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 23(5):206-210, May 2010.

This article was co-authored by Sharon Roberson RN from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Elizabeth Ayello RN, PhD, and myself.  Our goal was to clarify pressure ulcer staging in long-term care under the Minimum Data Set (MDS) Version 2.0, specifically with regard to blisters of the heel and suspected deep tissue injury (SDTI).

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