Wound Care and Pressure Injuries

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition [and Dietetic] Diagnosis


Sample PES or PESS/PASS Statements (problem, etiology/aetiology, signs and symptoms) using some NCP terminology
 These statements are provided as examples only and will not apply to all individuals:
  • Inadequate oral intake related to decreased ability to consume sufficient energy and nutrients, as evidenced by non-healing Stage 4 pressure injury and 2 kg weight loss in two weeks.
  • Inadequate protein intake related to physiological causes increasing nutrient needs due to pressure injury, as
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Last Updated: 2024-01-08