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Urea Vol Distrib

Total Body Water / Urea Volume of Distribution

Height:
Weight:
Age: years
Gender:
Diabetes?
Total Body of Water:
: liters

Formula:

Watson:

Hume-Weyers:

Chertow's Bioelectrical Impedance:

Mellits-Cheek (kids):

Hume R, Weyers E. Relationship between total body water and surface area in normal and obese subjects. J Clin Pathol 24:234-238, 1971.
Watson PE, Watson ID, Batt RD. Total body water volumes for adult males and females estimated from simple anthropometric measurements. Am J Clin Nutr 33:27-39, 1980.
Chertow GM, Lowrie EG, Lew NL, Lazarus JM. Development of a population-specific regression equation to estimate total body water in hemodialysis patients. Kid Int 51:1578-1582, 1997.

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