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The most widely used risk assessment tools in long-term care are the Braden and Norton scales.
With regard to these scales it can be seen that the Norton scale was initially developed for research in a geriatric population (Lindgren et al.
Stewart says that facilities can choose the right product for the needs of each resident by assessing each resident's risk for developing pressure ulcers, using various scales for risk assessment, such as the Braden Scale or Norton Scale.