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Prescribing according to body volume instead of body surface

Author : Pierre Allain Date : 2012-5-2

The dosage of many drugs, particularly anti-cancer drugs, is established according to the body area of the patients. In my opinion, this type of prescription is not justified and should be abandoned.

Here is a letter to the BMJ I wrote about prescription according to body surface. Please, see "Prescribing according to body volume instead of body surface".

  


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