Medline Industries Inc. introduces the new standard in wound assessment. The NE1 Wound Assessment Tool is an easy to use method of evaluating wounds, even for clinicians with limited training. The tool helps reduce errors and promotes accurate wound assessment.1 The patent-pending design provides a consistent and standardized method for assessing and documenting wounds that will help facilities receive appropriate reimbursement for wound care. A free user-friendly online training module makes training staff on the tool a breeze and clear point of care instructions on the tool ensures consistent and correct usage.
1. Young DL, Estocado N, Landers MR, Black J. A Pilot Study Providing Evidence for the Validity of a New Tool to Improve Assignment of National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Stage to Pressure Ulcers. Advances in Skin & Wound Care. April 2011:(24)4:168-75.
Peel off NE1 Wound Assessment Tool from the adhesive backing.
Frame the tool around the wound, placing it at the 12 o'clock position. Maintain 90° angle. Do not wrap tool around body part.
Ensure that the camera is perpendicular to the wound. Take a picture and place in patient's medical record.
Horizontal and vertical rulers for consistent, precise wound measurements in cm and mm.
Clear point-of-care instructions and use tips.
Full color wound guide increases assessment validity.
Captures clinician's signature, date and patient data.
Adhesive back gently holds the disposable, single-use tool in place.
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