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BMI Tool by Epocrates

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Quickly calculate a patient’s body mass index (BMI), estimate risk of developing weight-related diseases, and determine appropriate treatment plans with the BMI Tool application. Access in-depth weight measurement calculators and tools with a variety of features:

- Calculate a patient's BMI using conventional US and metric units
- View a patient's target weight based on height
- Reference a patient's BMI class on an in-depth chart
- View appropriate treatment plans for obese patients, including diet, physical activity, behavior therapy, pharmacotherapy, and surgery
- Calculate a patient's basal metabolic rate (BMR) and total daily exercise expenditure (TDEE) using the Harris-Benedict equation

More than 1 million active members, including 50% of U.S. physicians, rely on Epocrates to enable better patient care by delivering the right information, right when it’s needed. This clinical reference tool integrates into the core Epocrates application to allow you to serve your patients better at the point of care.


Please note that an Epocrates account is required to use this free application. Registration is free and takes just a minute to complete.

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What's New in Version 13.12

iOS 7 Compatibility

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Customer Reviews

Excellent evaluation tool

I am overweight considering bariatric surgery. I do not quite qualify at the present time, but I might weight at previous times has. This is an excellent tool for me to evaluate where I'm at, where I've been, and where I hope to be someday. It, also, has additional charts and information to guide me regarding obesity and weight loss.

I have relied on Epocrates for years

Nothing is perfect when it comes to covering all of the information that this app provides. That being said nothing else compares to Epocrates. I have been using Epocrates for close to 10 years. I use it almost every day. I highly recommend it to all healthcare professionals.

Well Designed

Ease of use is outstanding. Provides succinctly a lot of relevant information rapidly. While I do not necessarily agree with the clinical recommendations for all persons regarding shift from lifestyle measures to drugs or surgery, these are not the fault of the app which is merely quoting them. Having the information presented is still useful.

BMI Tool by Epocrates
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  • Free
  • Category: Medical
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  • Version: 13.12
  • Size: 6.9 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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