Dubois & Dubois formula
Formula for measuring the surface of the body.
A formula to estimate the approximate surface area if height and weight be known. The body surface measured in cm = W 0,425 x H 0,725 x 71,84, W being the weight i kilograms and H the height i cm.
O = body surface in cm2
P = body weight in kg
L = body size in cm.
O = square root of P x L x 167,2
- D. Dubois, E. F. Dubois:
A formula to estimate the approximate surface area if height and weight be known.
Archives of Internal Medicine, Chicago, 1916, 17: 863–871.
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