Body Weight and Composition

  • Gerald M. Woerlee
Part of the Developments in Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiolgy book series (DCCA, volume 26)


The individuals making up a population vary considerably. Body weight varies with age, and also among individuals of any givien age. The other major difference between individuals in a population is in body composition. A person may be lean, average, muscular or obese.


Body Composition Anesthetic Drug Adult Body Weight Nondepolarizing Muscle Relaxant Body Build 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald M. Woerlee
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  1. 1.Rijnoord HospitalAlphen aan den RijnThe Netherlands

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