TITLE

rule

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1930
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "rule" is presented. It refers to a guide or a principle based on some experience or observation. Different types of rules include rule of nines, rule of ten, and rule of thirds. Rule of nines is a formula for estimating percentage of body surface areas which have been burned. Rule of ten is used to judge the readiness of an infant for a surgery.
ACCESSION #
21244560

 

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