Patient weights

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Kelsie Ophus
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Patient weights

Would anyone be willing to share their Medical/Surgical standards for documenting patient weight in their organization?

There are best practice recommendations regarding documentation on admission (in metrics only), but most of what I can find for frequency after admission includes the organization setting their own standard for subsequent weights.

Interested in what other facilities require as we are seeing pushback from our Med/Surg nursing division about re-weighing patients.

Thanks!