Mid upper arm Circumference tape
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Multipurpose tri colour tape for measurement of Mid Upper Arm Circumference & other parameters.
Uses of MUAC Tape
- It can be used by illiterate as well as literate person.
- Colour coding is useful for children between 1-5 years of age.
- 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.
- It can also be used for assessment of
- Oedema on feet
- Swelling / abscess / node – assessment for progress
- Injury assessment
- Growth monitoring in children as well as adult.
- Nutritional Assessment of various patients.