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Estimation of body weight in children in the absence of scales: a necessary measurement to insure accurate drug dosing

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  • Susan M Abdel-Rahman Department of Pediatrics, The University of Missouri—Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri, USA The Division of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutic Innovation, The Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Anna Ridge Raigmore Hospital, Inverness-shire, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gregory L Kearns Department of Pediatrics, The University of Missouri—Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri, USA The Division of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutic Innovation, The Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Gregory L Kearns, The Children's Mercy Hospital, 2420 Pershing, Third Floor, Kansas City, MI 64108, USA; gkearns{at}cmh.edu
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Abdel-Rahman SM, Ridge A, Kearns GL
Estimation of body weight in children in the absence of scales: a necessary measurement to insure accurate drug dosing

Publication history

  • Received December 19, 2013
  • Revised January 28, 2014
  • Accepted January 29, 2014
  • First published February 26, 2014.
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May 15, 2014

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