Patient weight is immediately displayed and stored on the wireless controller, all without compromising patient comfort or stability.
What does PW stand for?
PW stands for Patient Weight
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As with Oseltamivir, Enoxaparin, Vancomycin and many other medications, recording correct patient's weight is vital since the dose is weight based or must be adjusted per renal function calculation which also requires patient weight (Macie, Forbes & Foster 2004).
Patient weight as well as the length of relationship are also factors.
Cloxacillin, gentamicin, and immunoglobulin (Ig) (6 g/day x 4 days, patient weight 12 kg) were administered intravenously to the patient.
Hall, DDS, MS, and Geri Richards Hall, PhD, ARNP, CNS, outlines some basic strategies to provide oral care and help maintain patient weight and swallowing function in patients with dementia.
The organization also recommends reviewing patient weight, age, and other dose indicators before dispensing or administering medication; and demonstrating the use of measuring devices to patients and caregivers.
The scale rolls under and lifts the bed, giving the net patient weight accurately, efficiently and in a resident friendly manner.
The group receiving oral prednisone alone was given 1 mg per kilogram of patient weight for 14 days, and the control group a placebo for 14 days.