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The ideal body weight is used to determine a patient’s ideal weight based on height and gender. Ideal body weight is used to determine doses of certain drugs, such as gentamicin.
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Broca
Males: (height - 100) ± 10%
Females: (height - 100) ± 15%

Devine
Males: 50kg + 2.3kg per inch >5 feet
Females: 45.5kg + 2.3kg per inch >5 feet

Robinson
Males: 52kg + 1.9kg per inch >5 feet
Females: 49kg + 1.7kg per inch >5 feet

Miller
Males: 56.2kg + 1.41kg per inch >5 feet
Females: 53.1kg + 1.36kg per inch >5 feet
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