Estimation of the Surface Area Burned

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Area

Birth - 1

1 - 4 yrs 5 - 9 yrs 10 - 14 yrs 15 yrs Adult Partial Thickness Full Thickness
Head 19 17 13 11 9 7    
Neck 2 2 2 2 2 2    
Ant. Trunk 13 13 13 13 13 13    
Post. Trunk 13 13 13 13 13 13    
Right Buttock 2 2 2 2 2 2    
Left Buttock 2 2 2 2 2 2    
Genitalia 1 1 1 1 1 1    
R Upper Arm 4 4 4 4 4 4    
L Upper Arm 4 4 4 4 4 4    
R Lower Arm 3 3 3 3 3 3    
L Lower Arm 3 3 3 3 3 3    
Right Hand 2 2 2 2 2 2    
Left Hand 2 2 2 2 2 2    
Right Thigh 5 6 8 8 9 9    
Left Thigh 5 6 8 8 9 9    
Right Leg 5 5 5 6 6 7    
Left Leg 5 5 5 6 6 7    
Right Foot 3 3 3 3 3 3    
Left Foot 3 3 3 3 3 3    
Total for Each Type    
Total for Burns  

Fluid Calculation

Total for 24 hours = 4 mls x _______% burns x _______kgs = _______ mls (A)

Fluid Replacement per hour for the first 8 hours = [(A) ______/2]/8 = ______ mls/hr