Braden QD Scale for assessment of immobility and device-related pressure ulcer risk in your pediatric population
The Braden QD Scale was developed by Martha A.Q. Curley, R.N., Ph.D.,1 Natalie R. Hasbani, M.P.H.,2 Sandy M. Quigley, R.N., M.S.N.,3 Judith J. Stellar, R.N., M.S.N.,4 Tracy A. Pasek, R.N., D.N.P.,5 Stacey S. Shelley, R.N., M.S.N.,6 Lindyce A. Kulik, R.N., M.S.,7 Tracy B. Chamblee, R.N., Ph.D.,8 Mary Anne Dilloway, R.N., B.S.,9 Catherine N. Caillouette, R.N., M.S.,10 Margaret A. McCabe, R.N., Ph.D.,11 David Wypij, Ph.D.12
Affiliations: 1 Ruth M. Colket Endowed Chair in Pediatric Nursing at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and in Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine - Perelman School of Medicine 2 Biostatistician, Boston Children's Hospital 3 Clinical Specialist in Wound, Ostomy & Continence, Boston Children's Hospital 4 Wound, Ostomy, Continence Advanced Practice Nurse, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 5 Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pain/ Pediatric Intensive Care Unit/ Evidence-based Practice/ Research, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 6 Wound Team Manager, Primary Children’s Hospital 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cardiovascular Nursing Patient Services, Boston Children’s Hospital 8 Clinical Nurse Specialist, Critical Care Services, Children’s Medical Center Dallas 9 Wound Care Coordinator, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego 10 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Surgical Programs, Boston Children's Hospital 11 Director of Nursing Research/Medicine Patient Services, Boston Children's Hospital 12 Senior Biostatistician, Boston Children’s Hospital; Harvard Medical School; Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Permission to use the Braden QD Scale
You are free to reproduce and use the Braden QD Scale, without modification, for research or clinical practice. The Braden QD Scale may be reproduced on forms with hospital or clinical unit letterhead or logos, or used in electronic record systems. Please cite: Curley, M.A.Q., Hasbani, N.R., Quigley, S.M., Stellar, J.J., Pasek, T.A., Shelley, S.S., Kulik, L.A., Chamblee, T.B., Dilloway, M.A., Caillouette, C.N., McCabe, M.A., Wypij, D., (2018) Predicting pressure injury risk in pediatric patients: the Braden QD Scale. J Pediatr 2018;192:189-95).
If you would like to republish the tool in any form external to your organization you will have to obtain permission from the copyright holder – Dr. Martha Curley. Requests to translate the Braden QD into another language should be made in writing to Dr Curley Curley@upenn.edu. Forward and back translations must be certified for accuracy.