Pediatric Dose Calculation

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Formula: Dose(pediatric) = (Weight(kg) × Dose(adult)) / 70

The pediatric dose calculation is used to determine the appropriate medication dosage for children based on their body weight. This formula is based on the principle that the metabolism of a child is different from an adult's, and as such, the volume of distribution and clearance of drugs are different. A common assumption is that a standard adult weight is 70kg. The child's weight should be in kilograms, and the adult dose refers to the standard dose prescribed to adults. It is important to note that this formula provides an estimation and should always be adjusted according to individual clinical circumstances and professional medical guidelines.

Tags: Pediatric, Dosage, Medicine, Pharmacology