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Table 3 Comparison between calculated BSA with formula and BurnCalc of 40 human bodies

From: BurnCalc assessment study of computer-aided individual three-dimensional burn area calculation

n Formula calculated area* BurnCalc calculated area Difference
1 18617.27 18864.49 247.22
2 19268.59 19517.22 248.63
3 19852.03 19573.70 −278.33
4 17886.41 18020.64 134.23
5 18225.60 18003.77 −221.83
6 18554.50 18313.06 −241.44
7 15398.74 15524.40 125.66
8 19288.32 19094.17 −194.15
9 17114.75 17354.91 240.16
10 19931.08 20014.38 83.30
11 19465.01 19213.47 −251.54
12 19056.84 18974.09 −82.75
13 15170.60 15413.48 242.88
14 17260.82 17018.84 −241.98
15 18734.73 18606.92 −127.81
16 19311.32 19470.82 159.50
17 15988.57 16014.38 25.81
18 19131.22 18998.47 −132.75
19 20437.43 20193.53 −243.90
20 16635.34 16881.33 245.99
21 18220.04 18319.35 99.31
22 17625.75 17703.93 78.18
23 16868.48 17010.78 142.30
24 16224.75 16031.44 −193.31
25 16349.32 16507.81 158.49
26 16895.52 17021.33 125.81
27 16708.35 16912.57 204.22
28 16529.05 16397.04 −132.01
29 18244.38 18017.53 −226.85
30 16936.00 17014.27 78.27
31 18824.54 18697.59 −126.95
32 17045.70 17243.71 198.01
33 18711.71 18552.95 −158.76
34 18704.25 18574.94 −129.31
35 17566.65 17913.30 346.65
36 18192.18 18217.83 25.65
37 15893.12 16014.66 121.54
38 17225.52 17462.83 237.31
39 17260.82 17426.05 165.23
40 18967.47 19007.74 40.27
Mean (μ) 17858.07 17877.84 19.77
Standard deviation (σ) 1320.99 1247.69 185.74
  1. *The formula for body surface area (BSA): SA = 0.015925(Ht*Wt)1/2.
  2. Measures are presented in cm2.