physiology: Calculate Physiological Characteristics of Adults and Children

A variety of formulae are provided for estimation of height, weight and fluid compartments of adults and children. Each formula is referenced to the original publication. Warnings can be given for estimation based on input data outside of normal ranges. Future functions will cover more material with a focus on anaesthesia, critical care and peri-operative medicine.

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AuthorJack O. Wasey [aut, cre]
Date of publication2015-01-06 19:49:31
MaintainerJack O. Wasey <>

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blood_vol_lemmens_indexed Man page
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blood_vol_lemmens_sedentary Man page
blood_vol_Nadler Man page
bmi_adult Man page
bmi_adult_ins_lbs Man page
bsa_adult Man page
ideal_weight_adult Man page
ideal_weight_Broca Man page
ideal_weight_child Man page
ideal_weight_Devine Man page
ideal_weight_Lemmens Man page
ideal_weight_linear Man page
ideal_weight_Miller Man page
ideal_weight_Robinson Man page
ideal_weight_Straub Man page
physiology Man page
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