The accuracy of visual estimation of weight and height in pre-operative supine patients.

@article{Coe1999TheAO,
  title={The accuracy of visual estimation of weight and height in pre-operative supine patients.},
  author={Trevor Roy Coe and M Halkes and Kristin Houghton and David Jefferson},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={1999},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={
          582-6
        }
}
Four observers estimated the weight and height of 38 patients who were lying covered on operating theatre trolleys. Regression analysis of the results was performed for each observer. The results showed marked variation in ability to assess these characteristics accurately. 

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