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Method of Forrest for Estimating Widmark's Factor in a Patient

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

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Widmark's equation uses a distribution factor reflecting the distribution of alcohol in the body. Forrest used a series of equations to estimate the factor based on a person's gender, height and weight. The author is from the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield, England.

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