Body Surface Area

 teachMathematics: Body Surface Area

Knowledge of the human body surface area (BSA) has important applications in medical practice, in particular for the correct dosage of drugs, for cardiac index to determine heart performance, as well as design of clothes. Accurate calculations of body surface area are essential for the correct dosage calculations in the treatment of chemotherapy. A recent study found that 3% of dosages of a chemotherapy drug contained...

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