Burn Percentage in Adults: Rule of Nines Glossary of Terms

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Abdomen: The belly, that part of the body that contains all of the structures between the...

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Body surface area: BSA. The total surface area of the human body. The body surface area is...

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Chest: The area of the body located between the neck and the abdomen. The chest contains t...

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Groin: The area where the thigh meets the hip.

Leg: In popular usage, the part of the body from the top of the thigh down to the foot, an...

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Resuscitation: The procedure of restoring to life, as in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CP...

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