Ideal body weight (Robinson formula)
Calculates the ideal body weight for medication dosing according to the Robinson formula.
Research authors: Robinson JD, Lupkiewicz SM, Palenik L, Lopez LM, Ariet M.
Details Formula Study characteristics Files & References
★★
Model author
Model ID
432
Version
1.2
Revision date
2016-04-25
Specialty
MeSH terms
  • Body Weight
  • Ideal Body Weight
  • Ideal Body Weight Formula
  • Model type
    Custom model (Conditional)
    Status
    public
    Rating
    Share
    Condition Formula

    Additional information

    No specific details regarding the study characteristics available. 

    The 1983 Metropolitan
    Life height–weight tables were used as a basis to generate ideal body weight (IBW) equations. 

    Study Population

    Total population size: 0

    Additional characteristics

    No additional characteristics defined
    Ideal body weight (Robinson formula)
    V-1.2-432.16.04.25
    Refer to Intended Use for instructions before use
    Evidencio B.V., Irenesingel 19, 7481 GJ, Haaksbergen, the Netherlands

    Calculated ideal body weight (Robinson formula):
    ...
    kg

    {{ resultSubheader }}

    {{ model.survival.PITTitle }}

    {{ model.survival.YNETitle }}

    Result
    Note
    Notes are only visible in the result download and will not be saved by Evidencio

    Calculated ideal body weight (Robinson formula): kg

    {{ resultSubheader }}
    {{ chart.title }}

    Outcome stratification

    Result interval {{ additionalResult.min }} to {{ additionalResult.max }}

    Conditional information

    Result interpretation

    Multiple ideal body weight formulas have been developed to assist physicians with dosing weight-based medications. Please confirm with your local pharmacy whether ideal or actual body weight should be used for medication dosing. 

    Definition of ideal body weight:
    The term ideal body weight (IBW) was coined based on historical data of weights for adult men and women that compared the relative mortality of persons of different height–weight combinations (Knapp, 1983).

    Model performance:
    Pai & Paloucek (2000) reported that alternative IBW equations by Devine (1974) and Miller et al (1983) both resulted in similar results when compared with the Robinson formula (Robinson et al, 1983), indicating that any one of these equations may be used to estimate IBW.

    {{ file.classification }}

    Calculations alone should never dictate patient care, and are no substitute for professional judgement. See our full disclaimer.

    Comments
    Rating
    Comment
    Please enter a comment of rating
    Comments are visible to anyone

    Model feedback

    No feedback yet 1 Comment {{ model.comments.length }} Comments
    Not rated | On {{ comment.created_at }} {{ comment.user.username }} a no longer registered author wrote:
    logo

    Please sign in to enable Evidencio print features

    In order to use the Evidencio print features, you need to be logged in.
    If you don't have an Evidencio Community Account you can create your free personal account at:

    https://www.evidencio.com/registration

    Printed results - Examples {{ new Date().toLocaleString() }}


    Evidencio Community Account Benefits


    With an Evidencio Community account you can:

    • Create and publish your own prediction models.
    • Share your prediction models with your colleagues, research group, organization or the world.
    • Review and provide feedback on models that have been shared with you.
    • Validate your models and validate models from other users.
    • Find models based on Title, Keyword, Author, Institute, or MeSH classification.
    • Use and save prediction models and their data.
    • Use patient specific protocols and guidelines based on sequential models and decision trees.
    • Stay up-to-date with new models in your field as they are published.
    • Create your own lists of favorite models and topics.
    A personal Evidencio account is free, with no strings attached! Join us and help create clarity, transparency, and efficiency in the creation, validation, and use of medical prediction models.

    Disclaimer: Calculations alone should never dictate patient care, and are no substitute for professional judgement.