Zoltie and de Dombal (1993) reported a wide variation in recorded injury severity scores
Concerning survival, anatomic and physiologic scoring scales such as the ISS and Trauma and Injury Severity Score
(TRISS) meet some of these predictive features.
Injury Severity Score
se acepta como prueba de oro para descripcion anatomica de severidad del trauma (3) y permite evaluar la oportunidad y la calidad de la atencion que recibe una persona con trauma (17).
of men) 17-40 34 (32) 97 (86) 30 (26) 31 (22) 41-65 23 (15) 34 (20) 16 (9) 14 (11) >65 13 (2) 31 (5) 15 (4) 14 (5) Median age (years) 17-40 25 23 19 22 41-65 51 52 53 54 >65 72 74 73 72 Median Injury Severity Score
17-40 4 9 14 34 41-65 4 9 14 37 >65 4 9 14 31 Median time after injury (h) 17- 40 1.
These include the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS; American Association for Automotive Medicine 1985), Injury Severity Score
(ISS; Baker 1974), and numerous others which are not so widely used, because they are too complex, too time consuming or have been shown to be unreliable.
The severity of a hand injury can be readily assessed by use of the Hand Injury Severity Score
(HISS) developed by Campbell and Kay.
5%) were males; 64,269(74%) were aged between 16 and 45 years; 84,016(95%) had injury severity score
of 15; and overall survival was 84,141(96.
Do female and male casualties from the US military in recent conflicts differ in their injury characteristics such as Injury Severity Score
(ISS), Abbreviated Injury Score (AIS), injury type (blunt versus penetrating), injury cause (mechanism of injury), and injury date?
There was a trend that these patients were older, had a higher injury severity score
(ISS) and a higher prevalence of comorbidities.
Abbreviations: COAD = continuation on Active Duty, Fit = fit for duty, ISS = Injury Severity Score
, MAD = military amputation database, MLA = major limb amputation, OEF = Operation Enduring Freedom, OIF = Operation Iraqi Freedom, OND = Operation New Dawn, PEBLO = Physical Evaluation Liaison Office, PR = permanently retired, RTD = return to duty, SEM = standard error of mean, SWSP = separated with severance pay without disability pay, TDRL = temporarily disabled retired list, ULA = upper-limb amputation.
We extracted: (i) patient demographics: age, gender, mechanism of injury, injury severity score
(ISS) and site of referral (scene or IHT); (ii) initial lactate value; (iii) presence of rib fractures (single and multiple fractures were included), pulmonary contusion, flail segments, sternal fracture or blunt aortic injury; (iv) other system injuries, which were divided into head, face, spine, abdomen, limb (either single or multiple) and external; (v) length of stay in the TICU; and (vi) in-hospital mortality and cause of death.
The variables that were statistically significant in predicting PTSD severity at 6 months included assaultive type of mechanism, scene heart rate, perceived injury severity score
, and perceived life threat," Ms.