MUAC Tape    

Multipurpose tri colour tape for measurement of Mid Upper Arm Circumference & other parameters.

Uses of MUAC Tape

  1. It can be used by illiterate as well as literate person.
  2. Colour coding is useful for children between 1-5 years of age.
  3. Figures written in centimeters are useful for literate person for assessment of nutrition as per the standards laid down by WHO.

( In children as well as in adult.)  It is very useful when weighing machine is not available.

  1. It can also be used for assessment of
    • Oedema on feet
    • Swelling / abscess / node – assessment for progress
    • Injury assessment
  2. Growth monitoring in children as well as adult.
  3. Nutritional Assessment of various patients.

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