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Pediatric Pearls – Pediatric Weight Estimation

Kelly Young, MD, Ilene Claudius, MD, and Solomon Behar, MD
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The most accurate method for estimating weight in pediatric patients is using length. If needed, this can be adjusted for body habitus. If they look overweight, go up a color. When it comes to airway tubes, use the ideal body weight.  

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Put the parent with the child on a good weight scale and then weigh the parent with a nurse or other parent holding the child .
Do a Calculation .

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