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Table 4 ET tube size and adrenaline dose accuracy for estimated weight according to the Broselow tape

From: Accuracy of Broselow tape in estimating the weight of the child for management of pediatric emergencies in Nepalese population

Weight groupRecommended ET tube size ID, n (%)Recommended adrenaline dose, n (%)
± 0.5 mm< 0.5 mm> 0.5 mm± 20%< 20%> 20%
< 10 kg94 (94.9)5 (5.1)075 (75.8)3 (3)21 (21.2)
10–18 kg107 (93.9)6 (5.3)1 (0.9)85 (74.6)029 (25.4)
> 18 kg79 (77.5)6 (5.9)17 (16.7)66 (64.7)1 (1)35 (34.3)
Total280 (88.76)17 (5.43)18 (5.86)226 (71.7)4 (1.3)85 (26.96)
  1. Acceptable ET tube size was defined as the ET tube size ranging within 0.5 mm size of the calculated size. The acceptable dose of adrenaline was defined as a drug dose within the range of ± 20% from the recommended dose