Area of skin disease can be used to indicate amount of treatment needed

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7058.690b (Published 14 September 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:690
  1. C Colin Long,
  2. Andrew Y Finlay,
  3. S M Matthai, Senior registrar,
  4. D C Davidson, Consultant dermatologist
  1. Department of Dermatology, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff CF4 4XN

    EDITOR,—The area covered by one hand has been used not only to estimate the surface area of burns but also to assess the extent of skin disease. We were therefore interested in …

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