Weight and height

Weight and height are currently optional parameters to report in

Our recommendation is to report height and weight as a basis for e.g. BMI calculation. BMI is a factor of potential importance to follow up for e.g. organ dysfunction, measures, time of care, complications and care results of intensive care.

Weight on arrival in ICU is recommended as the main weight parameter that should be sought on all patients with any type of intensive care session.

Read more in the guideline for Basic Data and Care