Body Surface Area

Peso kg bs
Talla cm in
Body surface area =  

The calculation is from the formula of DuBois and DuBois:

BSA = (W 0.425 x H 0.725) x 0.007184

where the weight is in kilograms and the height is in centimeters.

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