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Post acute care: Percent of short-stay residents with pressure sores
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Nursing Home Quality Initiative.
1.118 Post acute care: Percent of short-stay residents with pressure sores, by State, 2003 and 2004.
CMS, Minimum Data Set (MDS).
Medicare beneficiary post acute care patients with a valid SNF PPS 14-day assessment and a valid preceding SNF PPS 5-day assessment.
Subset of the denominator population who satisfy either of the following conditions:
- Had no pressure sores on the SNF PPS 5-day assessment and has at least Stage 1 pressure sores on the SNF PPS 14-day assessment
- Had pressure sores on the SNF PPS 5-day assessment, and pressure sores worsened or failed to improve on the SNF PPS 14-day assessment