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Change in Weight Estimator


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Use this tool to approximate the percentage INCREASE or DECREASE from Usual Weight to Actual Weight.

The Change in Weight Estimator® consists of an outer wheel printed with an Actual Weight range on the rim and an inner wheel with a window that reveals a Usual Weight range.

Simply align the arrow at the window on the inner wheel with the resident's Usual Weight and find the resident's Actual Weight on the outer wheel. The approximate percentage of weight gain or loss is printed below the Actual Weight.

  • Side One displays in pounds
  • Side Two displays in kilograms
  • Calculation for determining actual (precise) percentage of gain or loss is provided on the tool
  • Suggested parameters for significant loss and severe loss as identified in the SOM are provided
  • Includes formulas (in pounds and in kilograms) for determining BMI and a BMI/Weight Status key in response to the MDS requirement that actual weights be used to calculate percentage of weight change in a specified period of time
Additional Info
Size 8-1/2 in diameter
Unit Each
Published Revised December 2010

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