An Indian pediatric emergency weight estimation tool: prospective adjustment of the Broselow tape

@inproceedings{Asskaryar2015AnIP,
  title={An Indian pediatric emergency weight estimation tool: prospective adjustment of the Broselow tape},
  author={Farhad Asskaryar and Ravi Shankar},
  booktitle={International journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND This study aims to remodel the Broselow Pediatric Emergency Tape for the Indian pediatric population. The Broselow tape overestimates the heights of the Indian pediatric population and remits inaccurate predicted weights for all color zones with varying degrees and could result in overresuscitation of Indian children in emergency settings. The Indian children are underweight for their age and height. METHODS We prospectively collected cross-sectional data on a sample of 1185… CONTINUE READING
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