BSA Calculation by weight and height

6. Patient-based Dose 6.3) Body Surface Area 6.3.1) Body Surface Area

6.3.1.1) BSA Calculation simple Easy 1


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A 73 cm tall patient has the weight about 178.4 kg. What would be the BSA for this patient?


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lb equals 1.90 m2 kg

BSA may be measured from BSA Chart or using this equation

BSA m2 = `sqrt(( Height (cm) × Weight (Kg) )/(3600))`

` \quad \quad \quad \quad \quad \quad = sqrt(( 73 \quad cm × 178.4 \quad Kg )/(3600)) = 1.90 ` m2 Ans.


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