Burn Percentage in Adults: Rule of Nines Topic Guide
Burn Percentage in Adults: Rule of Nines: In adults, the "rule of nines" is used to determine the body surface area that has been burned. Burn percentage is calculated using multiples of 9. The “rule of nines” helps determine treatment decisions.
Chemical Eye Burns Chemical burns to the eye or eyelid make up roughly 10% of all eye injuries. Depending on the type of chemical and how long the eye was exposed to it, chemical eye burns can cause complete loss of sight and can be permanently debilitating.