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What is the formula for Clark's rule?
[x lbs/ 150] * adult dose
What is Clark's rule used for?
dosing for both early and late childhood
What is the formula for Fried's rule?
[age in months * adult dose]/ 150
What is Fried's rule used for?
infant's dosing; children under 12 months of age
What is the formula for Young's rule?
[age in yrs * adult dose]/ [age in yrs+12]
What is Yound's rule used for?
for children ages between 1-12
How do you calculate children's medication using BSA?
[x BSA in m
^{2}
/ 1.7] * adult dose
What is weight-based dosing?
mg/kg/dose
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Author:
Rosibel
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122249
Filename:
Dosing rules
Updated:
2011-12-09 21:42:48
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Clark rule Fried Young children meds using BSA
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Review of the formulas needed to calculate dosing
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