Trauma scoring

  • Marilyn Woodford


The objectives of this chapter are to understand:
  • why trauma needs to be scored;

  • how trauma scoring should be carried out.


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References and further reading

  1. Baker S &O’Neill B 1976. The Injury Severity Score: an update. J. Trauma 16 (11): 882.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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© P.A. Driscoll, C.L. Gwinnutt, C. LeDuc Jimmerson, O. Goodall 1993

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