What's New

iOS 7 Compatibility

App Description

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.

If you have any questions regarding this application, please contact us at [email protected]

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 24, 2011 New version 1.3
  • February 05, 2013 New version 2.0
  • March 01, 2013 New version 2.0.1
  • March 12, 2013 New version 2.0.2
  • July 19, 2013 New version 13.7
  • December 18, 2013 New version 13.12

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