Dosing rules

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Author:
Rosibel
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122249
Filename:
Dosing rules
Updated:
2011-12-09 16:42:48
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Clark rule Fried Young children meds using BSA
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Description:
Review of the formulas needed to calculate dosing
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  1. What is the formula for Clark's rule?
    [x lbs/ 150] * adult dose
  2. What is Clark's rule used for?
    dosing for both early and late childhood
  3. What is the formula for Fried's rule?
    [age in months * adult dose]/ 150
  4. What is Fried's rule used for?
    infant's dosing; children under 12 months of age
  5. What is the formula for Young's rule?
    [age in yrs * adult dose]/ [age in yrs+12]
  6. What is Yound's rule used for?
    for children ages between 1-12
  7. How do you calculate children's medication using BSA?
    [x BSA in m2 / 1.7] * adult dose
  8. What is weight-based dosing?
    mg/kg/dose

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