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Formula for Estimating Body Surface Area of Pediatric Patient

Purpose:

To estimate a pediatric patient's body surface area based on age in months using the formula of Huwez et al.

Specialty:

General content (available to all)

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

T31, T32

Description:

Huwez et al developed a formula to predict the body surface area of pediatric patient based on the age in months. The authors are from the Royal Infirmary in Glasgow.

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