Mid-arm circumference can be used to estimate children's
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AbstractIntroduction: Accurate measurement of children's weight is rarely possible in paediatric resuscitation, and rapid estimates are made to ensure appropriate drug and fluid doses and equipment selection. Weight is commonly estimated from formulae based on children's age, or from their height using the Broselow tape. Foot-length and mid-arm circumference have also been suggested as the basis of weight-estimation formulae.
All Author(s) ListCattermole GN, Leung PYM, Mak PSK, Graham CA, Rainer TH
Journal nameResuscitation
Year2010
Month9
Day1
Volume Number81
Issue Number9
PublisherELSEVIER IRELAND LTD
Pages1105 - 1110
ISSN0300-9572
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Keywords(MeSH) Pediatrics; Body weights and measures; Resuscitation
Web of Science Subject CategoriesCritical Care Medicine; CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE; Emergency Medicine; EMERGENCY MEDICINE; General & Internal Medicine

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