calc_abw {clinPK}R Documentation

Calculate adjusted body weight (ABW)

Description

Often used for chemotherapy calculations when actual weight > 120 Adjusted body weight is returned in units of kg.

Usage

calc_abw(weight = NULL, ibw = NULL, factor = 0.4, verbose = TRUE, ...)

Arguments

weight

actual body weight in kg

ibw

ideal body weight in kg

factor

weighting factor, commonly 0.4 or 0.3

verbose

show output?

...

parameters passed to ibw function (if 'ibw' not specified)

Value

adjusted body weight in kg

Examples

calc_abw(weight = 80, ibw = 60)
calc_abw(weight = 80, height = 160, sex = "male", age = 60)

[Package clinPK version 0.11.1 Index]