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  Dose Adjustment for Body Surface Area

 
BSA = 0.007184 * Height0.725 * Weight0.425
AdjustedDose = StandardDose * BSA / 1.73

 
Input:
 
Standard Dose  
Height  
Weight  
Results:
 
BSA   sqm
Adjusted Dose  
 
Decimal Precision  

 
     
 
Notes

 
References
  1. Gerald, MC, O'Bannon. In: Nursing pharmacology and therapeutics 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall Incorporated 1988. LCCN: 87014471 LOC Logo
  2. Dubois D, Dubois EF. A formula to estimate the approximate surface area if height and weight be known. Arch Intern Med. 1916; 17:863-871.

 
Associated Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes [LOINC]
 
Parameter LOINC's and Units
Weight 29463-7 : kg      

 
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