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A burn can be classified as superficial, partial thickness, or full-thickness. This article details the assessment of burns with charts, tables, and illustrations.
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The total body surface area (TBSA) of a burn can be calculated with a Lund and Browder Chart, Wallace Rule-of-Nines or the palmar method. An accurate estimation of a burn guides acute management, fluid resuscitation, nutrition supplementation and prognosis.