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Formula of Isaksson for Estimating Body Surface Area from Height and Weight

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Isaksson developed a simple formula for estimating the body surface area of a patient from height and weight. This formula is simple and requires only simple arithmetic. The author is from Sahlgren's Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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