Clark weight rule

Clark weight rule

(klahrk),
an obsolete rule for an approximate child's dose, obtained by dividing the child's weight in pounds by 150 and multiplying the result by the adult dose.

Clark,

Alonzo, U.S. pharmacologist, 1807-1887.
Clark sign - absence of liver dullness in the presence of peritonitis.
Clark weight rule - an obsolete rule for an approximate child's dose.