Broselow color zones

Color Categories

  • Grey: 3-5 kg
  • Pink: 6-7 kg
  • Red: 8-9 kg
  • Purple: 10-11 kg
  • Yellow: 12-14 kg
  • White: 15-18 kg
  • Blue: 19-23 kg
  • Orange: 24-29 kg
  • Green: 30-36 kg

See Also

Quick Reference Groups[1]

Adult
Category Weight
Large adult 100kg
ADULT 70kg
Small adult 50kg
Pediatric
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)
Premie 2kg (preemie)

References

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

Authors:

Ross Donaldson