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Calculations must be re-checked, shouldn't be used alone for patient care, and don't substitute for professional judgment. See our full disclaimer.
Calculates fluid requirements for burn patients in a 24-hour period.
Fluid Requirements = TBSA burned(%) x Wt (kg) x 4mL
Give 1/2 of total requirements in 1st 8 hours, then give 2nd half over next 16 hours.
Calculations must be re-checked and should not be used alone to guide patient care nor should they substitute for clinical judgement. disclaimer