Evaluation of the Mercy TAPE: performance against the standard for pediatric weight estimation.

Annals of Emergency Medicine • October 2013.

Abdel-Rahman SM, Paul IM, James LP, Lewandowski A; Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act-Pediatric Trials Network.

We assessed the performance of 2 new devices (2D- and 3D-Mercy TAPE) to implement the Mercy Method for pediatric weight estimation and contrasted their accuracy with the Broselow method. We enrolled children aged 2 months through 16 years in this prospective, multicenter, observational study.

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