PARKLAND FORMULA (Fluids)
V = TBSA(%) x Wt (kg) x 4 mL
- V = volume
- TBSA = total surface body area burned
- This volume is the total volume to be given over the first 24 hours of treatment (1/2 during first 8 hours, 1/2 during next 16 hours).
- Document time of burn, time of IV fluid start, and volume given before arrival to ED