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Equations for Predicting Body Surface Area in Infants and Children

Purpose:

To estimate the body surface area for an infant or child using the equations of Lindahl and Okmian.

Specialty:

Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

L00, L51.2, T31, T32, T95

Description:

Lindahl and Okmian developed two equations for predicting the body surface area of infants and children. The authors are from University Hospital in Lund, Sweden.

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