The Second Rule of Nines: A Guide for Resuscitation of Burn Patients

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Abstract

A simplified version of the Parkland burn therapy fluid formula is described. The rule states that for the first 8 hours after burn, the hourly rate of Ringer's lactate solution (in milliliters per hour) equals the patient's weight in pounds multiplied by the percent burn and divided by 9.

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