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Predicted Body Weight Calculator

Tidal volumes for the ARMA study were based on predicted body weight (PBW). This is a calculation based on gender and height. The following are reference tables with PBW calculated for 4-8ml tidal volumes for males and females.

Formula: Males: PBW (kg) = 50 + 2.3 (height (in) – 60); Females: PBW (kg) = 45.5 + 2.3 (height (in) – 60)

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Predicted Body Weight Calculator (2005-02-02) (pdf)73.41 KB