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 Burns Chemical burns can occur in the home, at work or school, and as a result of accident or assault.