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The "rule of nine" (WallacE. is used to calculate the percent body surface area involved in a burn patient. The head and neck involved together constitutes:
Ans. C 9%
According to "rule of nine"
1. Each upper limb is 9% 2. Each lower limb is 18%
3. Torso is 18% each side 4. Head and neck 9% 5. Perineum 1 %
Note -Patient's whole hand is 1 % TBSA and is useful guide in small burn.