The Nomogram method is utilized to determine the correct pediatric medication dosage based on body surface area(BSA).It takes into consideration the person's body surface area in meters square with 1.73
being the surface area of the average adult (150-154 lbs).Because
it is formulated on the patient's height and weight, The Nomogram method is the best method.
Child's dose=Child's BSA in
m² x Adult Dosage/1.73
If the height and weight of the patient are known, you can calculate the child's BAS at this line:
Body Surface Area Calculator.
Clark's Rule is An obsolete rule
for an approximate child's dose, Clark's Rule is not used clinically but it is a favorite dosage calculation formula for pediatric nursing instructors.It
determines the approximate dose of