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# Parkland Formula Calculator

The replacement of the fluid lost in our body through any process is called as the fluid resuscitation. The Parkland formula is used for this fluid replacement of burn injuries for the first 24 hours. The replacement can vary based on the percent of the body surface area burned. It can be obtained based on the rule of 9.

## Fluid Resuscitation in Burns using Rule of 9

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The replacement of the fluid lost in our body through any process is called as the fluid resuscitation. The Parkland formula is used for this fluid replacement of burn injuries for the first 24 hours. The replacement can vary based on the percent of the body surface area burned. It can be obtained based on the rule of 9.

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#### Formula:

According to Parkland Formula H24 = 4 * Wt * %BSA H8 = H24 / 2 H16 = H24 / 2 Where, Wt = Patient Weight %BSA = Body Surface Area Affected H24 = Total Fluid Over First 24 Hours H8 = Fluid Over First 8 Hours H16 = Fluid Over Next 16 Hours

### Rule of 9

#### For Adults :

Each Arm : 9 %
Each Leg : 18 %
Head : 9%
Front Torso : 18 %
Back Torso : 18 %

#### For Children :

Each Arm : 9 %
Each Leg : 14 %
Head : 18%
Front Torso : 18 %
Back Torso : 18 %

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