Height Measurement

Numed Healthcare supply and support a comprehensive range of height measurement systems, including height measures, measuring tapes, baby measuring mats and accessories from leading brand SECA.

Here at Numed, we aim to provide innovative products to help healthcare professionals simplify their procedures and ultimately save valuable time. Our top-quality height measurement range is chosen to do just that.

The SECA 222 Height Measure is designed with eye level views to read results, ensuring that its simple to measure the heights of even the tallest patients.

The SECA 274 Wireless Height Measure features i3 Integration with EMIS, TPP SystmOne and Vision. This eliminates the time-consuming task of manually entering data and ensures this is attached to the correct patient record.

The portable SECA 414 Carry Case is for electronic baby scales and height measures. This multipurpose carry case makes it easy to transport products between clinic rooms and home visits.


How do you measure a child’s height?

According to Great Ormond Street Hospital, when measuring a child/young person’s body, they should be positioned with their:

Feet together and flat to the floor.

Heels against the back of the height measuring instrument.

Legs should be straight.

Buttocks touching the backboard on the measuring instrument.

Scapula, (when possible), touching the backboard of the height measurement tool.

Arms held loosely to their side.

Read more on the GOSH site here.