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INSTRUMENTS OF IMPORTANCE IN PUBLIC HEALTH

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INSTRUMENT :: USE

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Ice lined refrigerator (ILR)Cold chain temperature maintenance
Dial thermometerCold chain temperature monitoring
Horrock’s apparatus Chlorine demand estimation in water
Chlorinator,ChloronomeMixing / regulating the dose of Chlorine in water
ChloroscopeMeasuring level of Residual Chlorine in drinking water
Winchester quart bottleassess the physical and chemical quality of drinking water
Kata thermometerassess 1) cooling power of air and 2) air velocity
Anemometerassess air / wind velocity
Hygrometer and Sling Psychrometerassess air humidity (moisture content of air)
Assman psychrometer*assess air humidity *( moisture content of air )
Mercurial barometer*Atmospheric pressure*
Anaeroid barometerAtmospheric pressure
Wind vaneassess air/wind direction
Salter’s scaleField instrument for Low Birth Weight (LBW) babies.
Infantometerlength of infants
Stadiometerheight of adults
Shakir’s tapeMid-arm circumference (MAC)
SOUND LEVEL Metermeasures INTENSITY of sound
Band Frequency AnalyzerAnalyzes characteristic of sound-ie.,pitch
AudiometerHearing ability assessment
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