BREAKING NEWS

01 February 2009

RULE OF NINE in BURNS



Head and neck 9%
Anterior trunk 18%
Posterior trunk 18%
Arms (9%) 18%
Legs (18%) 36%
Perineum 1%

example: 

  1. 1 leg and 1 arm burned, 18 + 9 = 27% 
  2. the patient has a burned chest and both his arms, 18 + 18 = 36%  

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