Haycock et al developed an equation for predicting body surface area of a patient based on body weight and height. The formula is similar to that of Gehan and George (above).
Population: The equation has been validated for infants, children and adults.
body surface area in square meters =
= (0.024265) * ((weight in kg)^(0.5378)) * ((height in cm)^(0.3964))
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