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The ROSS KNEE HEIGHT CALIPER

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Publication Date: 2002-Feb-09
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Abstract

The ROSS KNEE HEIGHT CALIPER is used to obtain stature and weight estimates for nonambulatory adults and children or when direct measurement is not possible. Weight knee height ratio has been suggested as an alternative to body mass index for the elderly.

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The ROSS KNEE HEIGHT CALIPER

ROSS MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL SYSTEM

A Total Commitment To Enteral Nutrition

copyright 1996 Ross Products Division, Abbott Laboratories

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The ROSS KNEE HEIGHT CALIPER

Usage:

The ROSS KNEE HEIGHT CALIPER is used to obtain stature and weight

estimates for nonambulatory adults and children or when direct

measurement is not possible. Weight knee height ratio has been

suggested as an alternative to body mass index for the elderly.

- 5016

- 5043

- 6604

- 8248

-6551

- 8422

+ [MAC(cm) x 247]

+ [MAC(cm) x 259]

+[MAC(cm)x281]

+ [MAC(cm) x 297]

+ IMAC(cm) x 268]

+ IMAC(cm) x 258]

[KH(cm) x 0771

[KH(cm) x 0711

[KH(cm) x 1011

[KH(cm) x 124]

[KH(cm) x 109]

[KH(cm) x 150]

Females

White 618years

Black 6-18 years

Whlte1959years

Black 19-59 years

White 6080 years

Black 60-80 years

x 005] + 7025

x006]+6810

x0171+7500

[KH(cm)x215]+4321

[KH(cm) x 2021 + 4659

[KH(cm) x 186] - [Age(years

[KH(cm)x186]-[Age(years

[KH(cm)x191]-[Age(years

[KH(cm) x 196] + 5872

m

To convert weight in kilograms to pounds

Weight (Ibs) = [Weight (kg) x 2-21

KEY KH = knee helghl

MAC = mldarm circumference

equation

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ature from centimeters to

Stature in om

nohes= 2-54

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