Captures clinician's signature, date and patient data
Adhesive back gently holds the disposable, single-use tool in place
1. Young DL, Estocado N, Landers MR, Black J. A Pilot StudyProviding Evidence for the Validity of a New Tool to Improve Assignmentof National pressure injury Advisory Panel Stage to pressure injuries.Advances in Skin & Wound Care. April 2011:(24)4:168-75.
Designed by a certified wound specialist, the NE1 Wound Assessment Tool helps clinical staff assess and document wounds. It encourages a consistent, useful, and thorough approach to this critical step in the treatment process.
NE1 is setting a new standard for wound assessment and has quickly become the go-to tool for wound specialists across the nation.
Helps reduce errors and promotes accurate wound assessment (1).
Standardizes wound documentation, which can be used for administrative review and can be of assistance in potential litigation (1).
Drives appropriate reimbursement due to more accurate wound assessments (2).
WOCN conference accepted abstract on wound identification
NPUAP Research Committee: accepted abstract on wound identification
Advances in Skin & Wound Care: manuscript accepted for publication
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.
Young, Daniel L. PT, DPT; Shen, Jay J. PhD; Estocado, Nancy PT, BS, CWS; Landers, Merrill R. PT, DPT, OCS. Financial Impact of Improved Pressure Ulcer Staging in the Acute Hospital with Use of a New Tool, the NE1 Wound Assessment Tool. Advances in Skin & Wound Care. Vol. 25 No. 4. April 2012.