First Field Test of an Innovative, Wider Tape to Measure Mid-Upper Arm Circumference in Young Laotian Children

Published Online: March 1, 2018


Measurements of mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) may result in measurement error due to incorrect placement along the arm or tight pulling of tape. To reduce the risk of these measurement errors, a new wider tape was developed.

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Sonja Y. Hess, Guy-Marino Hinnouho, Maxwell A. Barffour, Bangone Bounheuang, Charles D. Arnold, David Bell, Tola H. Marts, Sengchanh Kounnavong

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