Critical care quick reference

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Quick Reference Groups[1]

Category Weight
Large adult 100kg
ADULT 70kg
Small adult 50kg
Broslow Color Weight (Age)
Green 35kg (10yr)
Orange 25kg (8yr)
Blue 20kg (6yr)
White 15kg (4yr)
Yellow 12kg (2yr)
Purple 10kg (1yr)
Red 8kg (6mo)
Pink 6kg (4mo)
Gray 5kg (2mo)
3.5kg (newborn)
Preemie 2kg (preemie)

See Also


  1. Unless otherwise noted, all pediatric dosing per AAP guidelines: AAP Committee on Drugs. Drugs for Pediatric Emergencies full text