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Calculating Dose Given by Body Weight or BSA

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Some dosage regimens give the dose by some body parameter such as body weight or body surface area. The parameter chosen often can be correlated with the blood or plasma volume, which affects the volume of distribution. The daily dosage can be divided into several doses distributed over the day.

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