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Table 1 Infusion rate according to height (ideal body weight)

From: Beta Agonist Lung Injury TrIal-2 (BALTI-2) trial protocol: A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled of intravenous infusion of salbutamol in the acute respiratory distress syndrome

Height (cm) Male
IBW
(kg)
Infusion
Rate
(ml hr-1)
Female
IBW
(kg)
Infusion
Rate
(ml hr-1)
Height (cm) Male
(IBW)
(kg)
Infusion
Rate
(ml hr-1)
Female
IBW
(kg)
Infusion
Rate
(ml hr-1)
146 44.2 3.3 39.7 3.0 174 69.7 5.2 65.2 4.9
148 46.0 3.5 41.5 3.1 176 71.5 5.4 67.0 5.0
150 47.8 3.6 43.3 3.2 178 73.3 5.5 68.8 5.2
152 49.6 3.7 45.1 3.4 180 75.1 5.6 70.6 5.3
154 51.5 3.9 47.0 3.5 182 76.9 5.8 72.4 5.4
156 53.3 4.0 48.8 3.7 184 78.8 5.9 74.3 5.6
158 55.1 4.1 50.6 3.8 186 80.6 6.0 76.1 5.7
160 56.9 4.3 52.4 3.9 188 82.4 6.2 77.9 5.8
162 58.7 4.4 54.2 4.1 190 84.2 6.3 79.7 6.0
164 60.6 4.5 56.1 4.2 192 86.0 6.5 81.5 6.1
166 62.4 4.7 57.9 4.3 194 87.9 6.6 83.4 6.3
168 64.2 4.8 59.7 4.5 196 89.7 6.7 85.2 6.4
170 66.0 5.0 61.5 4.6 198 91.5 6.9 87.0 6.5
172 67.8 5.1 63.3 4.7 200 93.3 7.0 88.8 6.7