Weight is an important measurement in healthcare and they usually measure it when you visit the doctor. Maintaining a healthy weight is important for overall health and there is a significant effort to help teach people how to maintain a healthy weight. People that are overweight can have many health complications that limit activities and reduce length of life.
Being overweight can increase chances for the following:
Medical scales are used by doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers to determine the weight of patients, materials, and medical waste. Medical scales are professional-grade devices that measure weight and other data points such as Body Mass Index. Many scales have a height rod to conveniently measure height while on the scale.
Medical scales have a range of features that include digital displays, EMR connectivity, antimicrobial capabilities, wheels for portability, and more.
Below are some of scales that represent the range of models available.
Chair Scale - Doran Digital Chair Scale DS8150 - carefully designed to provide a digital chair scale that is easy to move and operate. It’s a perfect scale for weighing patients in a hospital, long term care facility, or a physical rehab center.
Touchless Digital Scale - Doran Digital Physician's Scale DS5100 - provides a faster and easier way to weigh and measure patients accurately. With Doran’s Touchless Start feature, you can acquire a patient’s weight in as little as two seconds without any buttons to press.
Infant Scale - Doran Infant Scale DS4050 - Providing precise measurements of babies up to 44 pounds, the DS4050 displays the patient’s weight in 0.5 ounce increments. The built-in measuring tape can be used to measure the length of infants up to 22.5 inches.
Wheelchair Scale - Doran Wheelchair Scale DS9100 - provides a big low profile base that makes weighing patients quick and easy. The scale's platform is made of heavy gauge painted steel and is covered with a textured, heavy-duty composite plastic cover that provides an anti-skid surface for maximum safety.
Digital Floor Scale - Health O Meter Digital Floor Scale with Adapter – The user can connect the scale to display weight measurements on the Welch Allyn monitor. The remote display provides versatility with the ability to be mounted on a wall or placed on a table.
Mechanical Scale - Health O Meter Mechanical Beam Scale – Traditional mechanical scale commonly seen in medical practices. It comes with a built-in height rod. Weighs in LB or KG.
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