Measuring the height of recumbent people due to illness or disability is very necessary to provide physical and nutritional monitoring. Here you can learn about the ways of height measurement and the necessary equipment.
A knee height caliper is used to measure measure the height of bedridden patients, elderly persons, and persons in wheelchairs, by means of measuring the height of the leg. Compared to a segmometer, the segmometer is a better option, with more compact and lightweight, less expensive, and with a much greater range.
A segmometer is a modified tape measure with tips used for body measurements (anthropometry) for lengths of bones.