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Zoltie and de Dombal (1993) reported a wide variation in recorded injury severity scores.
The end of the Injury Severity Score (ISS) and the Trauma and Injury Severity Score (TRISS): ICISS, an International Classification of Diseases, ninth revision-based prediction tool, outperforms both ISS and TRISS as predictors of trauma patient survival, hospital charges, and hospital length of stay.
Table 1: Injury Severity Score (ISS) of Sample (n=163) ISS Category Frequency Percentage Minor: 1--15 64 39.
The New Injury Severity Score (NISS) (Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine 1990) scores the patient's three most severe injuries, regardless of body region.
Severely injured patients were then defined as those having an Injury Severity Score of greater than 15 or as having died due to trauma (Pollock and McClain 1989).
Survival was assessed with respect to seven covariates: age, gender, injury severity score, mechanism of injury (blunt versus penetrating), systolic blood pressure at randomization, Glasgow Coma Score, and volume of crystalloid received prior to randomization.
Physiologic, demographic and mechanistic factors predicting New Injury Severity Score (NISS) in motor vehicle accident victims.
The New Injury Severity Score (NISS) was given based on the participants' injury history and AIS code.
Dialysis, presenting in shock, cardiac disease, male sex and a high Injury Severity Score (ISS) were significant predictors of mortality.
17) A recent publication by the same group using Trauma Injury Severity Score methodology refined these conclusions by documenting that intubation improved survival in a subset of severely injured patients with low predicted survival.
The injury severity score has proved popular over time despite deficiencies when there is more than one injury per body system.
Methamphetamine users had a higher mean injury severity score (10.