determined that the post-thyroidectomy levothyroxine dose was 1.4-2.2 mcg/kg using the actual body weight
, which was dependent on diagnosis (benign or malignant), TSH target, gender, and menopausal status of women (10).
2014 Dec; 132: 1453-60), and a ceiling of 2.3 mg/kg per day actual body weight
Characteristics (unit) Value Age (years) 37.8 [+ or -] 15.5 Sex (M/F) 90 (60.8%) / 58 (39.2%) Actual body weight
(kg) 62.3 [+ or -] 24.6 Height (cm) 163.4 [+ or -] 17.6 Ideal body weight (kg) 58.1 [+ or -] 11.9 Overweight (ABW > 120% of IBW) 36 (24.3%) Donor (alive/cadaveric) 106 (71.6%) / 42 (28.4%) First/Second transplantation 128 (86.5%) / 20 (13.5%) CMV serostatus (CMV IgG antibody) Moderate risk (D+/R+) 148 (100%) Data presented as mean [+ or -] SD or number (%) of the patients.
Actual body weight
= Body weight at week 16--weight of tumours.
The obtained results indicate a significant mutual influence between self-perceptions, sense of comfort related to physical appearance and self-esteem among students in the study sample, which may not be connected to the actual body weight
. Predictor of higher level of self-esteem in subjects included in this study was higher level of body-perception.
Of the 47 patients, 31 received 6 mg/kg daptomycin based on actual body weight
(actual body weight
group) and 16 received 6 mg/kg daptomycin based on adjusted body weight (defined as 0.35-0.5 [actual body weight minus ideal body weight] plus ideal body weight) from September 2010 to May 2012, Dr.
The following clinical data were abstracted from the medical records: age, gender, height, actual body weight
, predicted body weight (PBW) (16), body mass index, presence of recent weight loss (>10%), smoking history, comorbidities (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hypertension, coronary artery disease, diabetes and congestive heart failure), preoperative pulmonary function tests, clinical stage and the presence of neoadjuvant treatment (radiotherapy or chemotherapy).
"We found using actual body weight
works best, and it wipes away much of the difference in survival rates between obese and non-obese patients," she added.
Protein requirements in the first year were calculated at about 1.4-1.5 g/kg actual body weight
. Once he was medically stable (from about 2001), protein was calculated as 0.8-1 g/kg.
To estimate if the fluid intake is adequate, the rule of thumb used is based on actual body weight
following these guidelines:
Herb: I'm not sure if you mean count of members or actual body weight
. Body weight fluctuation is due to laziness/overeating or constant moving/under-eating.
Comparison of exposure distributions [combination total (%)] using default point estimates of body weight and actual body weight