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  Body Surface Area (Du Bois Method)

 
BSA = 0.007184 * Height0.725 * Weight0.425

 
Input:
 
Height  
Weight  
Result:
 
BSA  
 
Decimal Precision  

 
     
 
Notes

 
References
  1. Dubois D, Dubois EF. A formula to estimate the approximate surface area if height and weight be known. Arch Intern Med. 1916; 17:863-871.

 
Associated Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes [LOINC]
 
Parameter LOINC's and Units
Weight 29463-7 : kg      

 
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Associated ICD9-CM Codes
 
   278.01Morbid obesity
   278.00Obesity nos
   V77.8Screening for obesity
   783.21Abnormal loss of weight
   783.1Abnormal weight gain
   783.22Underweight

 
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