1. Body Surface Area Calculation:
BSA (m2) = [ Height(cm) 0.3964x Weight(kg) 0.5378 ] 0.024265
Haycock, George B., et al. Geometric method for measuring body surface area: A height-weight formula validated in infants, children and adults. The Journal of Pediatrics . 93: 62-66, 1978
2. Alternative Calculator Method for Body Surface Area Calculation:
Results from this formula gives results similar to the formula above. This formula can be used on a hand held calculator.
Mosteller, R.D. Simplified Calculation of Body-Surface Area. The New England Journal of Medicine, 317(17): 1098, 1987