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Collection: Medical Calculators

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 19 November 2014

The Apgar scoring system is used to assess newborn infants for depression of cardiopulmonary and neurological function at 1, 5 and 10 minutes after birth.

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Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 14 July 2015

Calculation for body surface area.

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Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 6 August 2015

Calculation for IV Drip Rate (DR).

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Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 14 July 2015

Calculation for cardiac output using the Fick Principle. Cardiac output is the volume of blood being pumped by the left ventricle per minute.

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Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 14 July 2015

Calculation for Cardiac Output using Echocardiogram (Echo) measurements. This calculator also calculates Cardiac Index using the calculated cardiac output (q) and the body surface area.

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Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 9 September 2015

The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is a scoring system used for quantifying a patient’s level of consciousness. A coma is generally defined as a GCS score < 8.

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Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 28 August 2013

Estimates appropriate endotracheal tube size for children.

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Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 14 July 2015

Calculation for pH using the Henderson-Hasselbach Equation.  The Henderson-Hasselbalch equation estimates the serum pH based on the partial pressure of CO2 and the measured level of bicarbonate in...