weight: body mass

weight: body mass

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as the extent to which body weight, muscle, and fat are congruent to height, frame, gender, and age. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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Normal weight: Body mass index (BMI) [greater than or equal to] 5th to <85th percentile for individuals <20 years old or BMI [greater than or equal to] 18.