calc_bsa {clinPK}R Documentation

Calculate body surface area

Description

Get an estimate of body-surface area (in m2) based on weight and height

Usage

calc_bsa(
  weight = NULL,
  height = NULL,
  method = c("dubois", "mosteller", "haycock", "gehan_george", "boyd")
)

Arguments

weight

weight

height

height

method

estimation method, choose from 'dubois', 'mosteller', 'haycock', 'gehan_george', 'boyd'

Value

Returns a list of the following elements:

value

Body Surface Area (BSA) in units of m2

unit

Unit describing BSA, (m2)

Examples

calc_bsa(weight = 70, height = 170)
calc_bsa(weight = 70, height = 170, method = "gehan_george")

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