Area Calc opens with a Lund and Browder image displayed.
Choose "Paint Brush" or "Fill" located on the left of the app to enter detail in to the image.
Choose Erase Brush or Erase Fill to Delete detail.
Use the zoom in, Zoom out and back to normal buttons to add finer details.
Once zoomed in on the image the click the right right mouse button to pan image, alternatively and for tablet use, the will pan the image with left mouse button or finger.
To alter the thickness of the brush slide tab left or right.
The paint layers are displayed in two colours, Pink for partial thickness burn, Red for full thickness.
the burn percentage will be displayed at the bottom left of the page as painting takes place.
The burn severity selected will be displayed on the status bar.
New image button.
Open folder button.
Located on the status bar click the Patient icon to display the Patient profile.
The patients age is set at 18 and weight at 70kg by default.
Enter Patient profile, including the time of injury and time of assessment, the patients age, weight and gender.
From these details the patients fluid requirements will be calculated.
Enter any other relevant information in the the "Other Information" box.
Click located on the status bar, to reveal the patients fluid requirements
The patients fluid requirements are displayed, use the drop down list to alter the patients hourly fluid rate, calculations will be adjusted accordingly.