Abbreviated injury scale
m (scale, not score)
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for describing severity of trauma
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[[Injury severity score]]
Latest revision as of 00:04, 10 March 2008
Scale for describing severity of trauma injuries:
The scales are used to assign scores to various organ systems, e.g. the Injury severity score and other similar scores. The scores are intended to identify severely injured patients and to help guide prognosis in trauma. Some of the detailed scores are under license.
- ↑ Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine. The Abbreviated Injury Scale; 1985 revision.
- ↑ Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine. The Abbreviated Injury Scale; 1990 revision.
- ↑ Greenspan L, McLellan BA, Greig H. Abbreviated Injury Scale and Injury Severity Score: a scoring chart. The Journal of trauma 1985;25(1):60-4.
- ↑ http://www.carcrash.org/publications_books.htm