Edema Scoring

by Cathy Parkes March 02, 2023 Updated: March 08, 2023

Edema is documented by the depth of the indentation left by pressing a finger over the edematous area. A score of 0 means there is no clinical edema.

Edema is documented by the depth of the indentation left by pressing a finger over the edematous area. A score of 0 means there is no pitting edema.

1+ = 2mm depth, 2+ = 4mm depth, 3+ = 6mm depth, and 4+ = 8mm depth.


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