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Accuracy of a new body length-based formula for predicting tracheal tube size in Chinese children.

Authors
  • Shih, Ming-Hung
  • Chung, Chin-Yang
  • Su, Bai-Chuan
  • Hung, Chao-Tsen
  • Wong, Shu-Yam
  • Wong, Teresa Kit-Man
Type
Published Article
Journal
Chang Gung medical journal
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2008
Volume
31
Issue
3
Pages
276–280
Identifiers
PMID: 18782950
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The length-based formula ID (mm) = 2 + body length in cm/30 has high accuracy in predicting the appropriate ETT size in Chinese children.

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