Tube size:

  • (Age + 16) / 4
  • 3.5mm (uncuffed) for tearm neonates up to one year of age
  • 3.0mm (cuffed) for patients under one year of age and greater than 3.5 kg in weight

Tube depth:

  • Tube size x 3
  • Weight (kg) + 6 in neonates

RSI Induction:

  • Etomidate 0.3 mg/kg
  • Ketamine 1.5 mg/kg
  • Propofol 2.5 mg/kg
  • Midazolam 0.1 mg/kg

RSI Paralysis:

  • Succinylcholine 1.5 mg/kg
  • Rocuronium 1.0 mg/kg
  • Vecuronium 0.1 mg/kg

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