Child dose by clark's rule

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

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If an adult's dose for a particuler drug is 1000 mg, what would be the dose for a child weighing 114 lb?

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lb equals 760.00 mg kg

Here Adult dose = 1000 mg
Weight of the child = 114 lb = 51.756 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 = (114)/(150) × 1000 \quad mg = 760.00 \quad mg` Ans.