Ideal Body Weight Calculator – Now Available!

Ideal body weight and other body weight measures are widely used for a variety of medical purposes, including drug dosing, renal function, categorizing obesity, and dosing chemotherapy.  The newest ClinCalc, the Ideal Body Weight Calculator, is capable of providing results and equations for the following body weight metrics:

  • Ideal body weight (based on the Devine 1974 equation)
  • Adjusted body weight (if obese)
  • Nutritional body weight (for dosing enteral/parenteral feeds)
  • Lean body weight (based on the LBW2005 equation)
  • Body mass index
  • Body surface area

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