NSPBCP Mobile application is now available for your smart phones
The IVIG mobile application includes: the IVIG Adjusted Body
Weight dose calculator, Adult, Pediatric and FAIT guidelines.
This app is compatible with all smart phone devices (Blackberry, IPhone, Androids). Simply insert https://novascotia.ca/DHW/nspbcp/mobile
mobile browser and save on your device for easy access. for instruction on
how to create a shortcut/button on your device please click on the links
- Instructions for Android OS 4.0
- Instructions for iPhone iOS 5.x
- Instructions for Blackberry OS 7
The mobile application for IVIG is easy to use and ideal for physicians who want a quick reference to the IVIG dose calculator based on Adjusted Body Weight and Nova Scotia's Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG) Guidelines for the most common adult and pediatric indications. The intention of the application is to ease the ordering process and improve compliance with guidelines.
|Adult IVIG Guidelines||Adult IVIG Guidelines.pdf|
|Atlantic Guidelines for the Use of IVIG SCIG in PID||IVIG SCIG in PID Guidelines.pdf|
|Guidelines for the use of IVIG in Solid Organ Transplant||IVIG in Solid Organ Transplant Guidelines.pdf|
|Pediatric IVIG Guidelines||Pediatric IVIG Guidelines.pdf|
|||NSPBCP gratefully acknowledges
the Pharmacy Department of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre for the use of
their template for the Adjusted Body Weight Calculator. The NSPBCP made the
|||Ideal Body Weight (IBW), Devine Formula is:|
| Ideal Body Weight
(male) = 50.0 kg + 2.3 kg (each inch > 5 feet)
Ideal Body Weight (female) = 45.5 kg + 2.3 kg (each inch > 5 feet)
Reference: Pai MP, Paloucek FP. The origin of the "ideal" body weight equations. Ann Pharmacother.2000 Sep;34(9):1066-9.
|||Dosing Weight is an adjusted body weight (of obese or overweight patients) and should only be used to calculate the dose of drugs for which there are recommendations specifying that the actual body weight should be adjusted for use in the dose calculations.