All patients should be weighed when they are admitted to hospital. An accurate assessment can monitor the extent of loss in organ function, judge the effectiveness of medications and enable calculations of medical dosages.
However, in many cases weighing a patient on admission to hospital is not easy.
Puppy weight can be the difference between good health and poor health of your pet. Excessive pet weight can be a sign of diabetes, heart and lung diseases, skin conditions and different types of cancer.
And if a dog’s weight plummets, it can also signify a health problem.
The Veterinary Expert recommends that newborn puppies are weighed every 24 hours - but how much should a puppy weigh and how does your pet’s weight change as adulthood is reached?
Weighing toddlers is crucial for monitoring changes in health. An extreme change in weight or being at a weight far from the norm can be a sign of poor health.
As a result, weighing has formed a critical part of the growing up process. It is recommended that babies are weighed every month for their first six months, then from six months to one year weighing every two months should suffice.
Recording weight readings could save production time, reduce costly errors and improve customer service.
One of the easiest ways to record weight readings from your weighing scale is to connect a printer. Setting up a sticky label printer with a scale from Marsden is easy and highly affordable, and over time you could you see a real improvements within your business - from effectively tracking consignments to monitoring production quality before items reach your customers.
In this blog post, we explain the key benefits of choosing a weighing scale with a printer. Continue reading
Pet care is even more important during the summer months, as the hot weather could increase your pet’s weight and contribute to pet obesity.
There are a number of reasons why cat or dog weight may increase in summer. In the hot weather, the animal may get tired more quickly, and too little exercise can result in dog weight gain.
The Marsden B-100 is our most popular bench scale, with a range of features capable of benefiting a wide range of industries.
This stainless steel, waterproof scale is most used in breweries, seafood, bakeries and food processing factories - but that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
So, in this blog post, we look at some of the industries and users that benefit from using the B-100 for weighing processes - and why they chose this scale in particular.
Childhood obesity has been called ‘one of the greatest health problems of the 21st century’ – with Marsden reporting earlier this year that 40% of children in Year 6 are overweight.
Children with disabilities are particularly vulnerable. Estimates suggest that a disabled child is two or three times more likely to be overweight or obese than their typically developing peers.
Not every industrial scale need can be matched with a standard product - sometimes a bespoke weighing scale is needed to meet your specific requirements.
Regardless of industry, whether it is a bench, platform or counting scale, and whether it needs to be a Trade Approved scale or not - the highly skilled Marsden team can build a bespoke weighing solution exactly to your needs.
But how can you work out what you require, and what should you do next? Ask yourself the following questions, or contact us here and our team will help guide you through the process.