Weighing immobile patients — best practices

Supplied by Wedderburn Pty Ltd on Wednesday, 11 March, 2020


Measuring body weight can be difficult because of immobility trauma or burns. Estimation of body weight, however, has been found to be inaccurate. 24% of weight estimation cases can have errors greater than 20%.

Download this white paper and learn about:
  • the implications of an incorrect weight
  • current methods and issues for weighing immobile patients
  • how an immobile patient should be weighed

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