Can the Broselow tape be used to estimate weight and endotracheal tube size in Korean children?

@article{Jang2007CanTB,
  title={Can the Broselow tape be used to estimate weight and endotracheal tube size in Korean children?},
  author={Hye Young Jang and Sang Do Shin and Young Ho Kwak},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={489-91}
}
BACKGROUND The Broselow pediatric emergency tape (BT) was developed to provide a length-based estimate of body weight and equipment size during resuscitation. OBJECTIVES To conduct a validation study on the use of the BT in Korean children. METHODS Anesthesia records from children were retrospectively reviewed. The measured weights of the subjects were compared with the BT weight estimates by using Bland-Altman analysis. The accuracy of the BT and age-based formula in predicting the… CONTINUE READING

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