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After receiving instructions to measure the weight of Mrs. Johnson, a small, thin patient, the digital scale indicated she weighed 400 lbs. After checking the zeroing and re-weighing Mrs. Johnson, the scale reads her weight as 450 lbs. The NA should:



A. record the weight as indicated by the digital scale reading.
B. tag the scale with \do not use\ and report the scale to maintenance for service.
C. try to re-calibrate the scale and weigh Mrs. Johnson again
D. Add the two weights and report the average weight.

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Feb 01, 2017

Tag the scale with "do not use" and report the scale to maintenance for service.
 

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