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Ideal / Adjusted Body Weight Calculation

Ideal body weight calculation is to check the appropriate weight for height for an individual inorder to prevent any health risks. The calcualtion in based on Body Mass Index (BMI).

Ideal / Adjusted Body Weight Calculator

  • Height

      
  • Weight

      
  • Ideal Body Weight(IBW) =

    indication
  • Adjusted body weight(ABW) =

    . indication
  • The patient is =

    indication
Formulas Used:

IBW (kgs) = 22 x (height in meters)2

ABW = IBW + 0.4( actual weight - IBW )


In obese patients, where actual body weight is >30% over calculated IBW, an Adjusted Body Weight (ABW) is often recommended for drug dosing. Free online Medical Calculators.