Broselow pediatric emergency tape
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Broselow pediatric emergency tape(brōz′lō″, bros′)
[James Broselow, contemporary U.S. emergency physician],
A color-coded strip of paper, 58.6 in (146.5 cm) in length, inscribed at length-based intervals with information on the use of fluids, pressors, anticonvulsants, and resuscitation equipment. It is used to provide a quick estimate of the weight of pediatric patients, (because the lean body mass of children is roughly proportional to their height). It provides a rapid means of determining the dosages of medications and the size of the equipment that should be used in pediatric resuscitations, up to children who weigh 36 kg.