Medical Definition of Rule of nines

1. Method used in calculating body surface area involved in burns whereby values of 9 or 18 percent of surface area are assigned to specific regions as follows: Head and neck, 9%; anterior thorax, 18%; posterior thorax, 18%; arms, 9% each; legs, 18% each; perineum 1%. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rule Of Nines

rule OK
rule against perpetuities
rule book
rule books
rule in
rule nisi
rule of bigeminy
rule of coss
rule of cy pres
rule of evidence
rule of grammar
rule of law
rule of morphology
rule of nines (current term)
rule of outlet
rule of reason
rule of recognition
rule of the road
rule of thirds
rule of thumb
rule on
rule out
rule over
rule the roost
rule the school
rule with an iron fist

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