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A trust has lowered its mortality ratio by improving compliance in EWS monitoring
Body temperature is useful in monitoring health and illness as it reflects the ability to manage heat loss and gain. Its measurement is an essential part of assessment and monitoring in many clinical environments.
This is part 1 of a six-part series on patient assessment procedures. It discusses the calculation and use of body mass index (BMI). This is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that is commonly used to assess nutritional status, either as a stand-alone tool or as part of a comprehensive nutritional assessment.