Child dose by clark's rule

6. Patient-based Dose 6.1) Pediatric dose 6.1.5) Clarks rule Child dose based on weight of child Easy 1

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A 72 lb child has to be prescribed a drug. if the adult dose is 1000 mg , Calculate the child's pediatric dose in milligrams.

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lb equals 480.00 mg kg

Here Adult dose = 1000 mg
Weight of the child = 72 lb = 32.688 kg

Clark's rule, based on weight:

Child dose ` =(Weight \quad (lb))/(150) × ADULT \quad DOSE \quad (mg)`
`\quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\quad\quad = (72)/(150) × 1000 \quad mg = 480.00 \quad mg` Ans.

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