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1. Surface area: in skin damage by burns, an estimate of the affected surface area is important in assessing the need for fluid replacement therapy.

2. 'Rule of Nines' gives a guide to the size of body parts in proportion to the whole: head 9%; upper limb 9%; lower limb; 18%; front of thorax & abdomen 18%; back of thorax & abdomen 18%


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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