Tables(Formulas and parameters of mechanical ventilation)

Ideal or predicted body weight (IBW or PBW), kg
Gender Equations Comments/recommendations
    50 + 0.91 x (height – 152.4 cm). VT: 6 to 8ml of IBW in general.
    45.5 + 0.91 x (height – 152.4 cm). < 6ml/kg in ARDS.

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