Evaluation and Triage

Current Use and Utility of the Trauma Scoring Systems
  • P. Carli


In the last 25 years many scores have been proposed to evaluate the trauma patients. Many parameters have been introduced to try to assess patient status, describe the injuries and finally predict the outcome. Obviously considering the multiple scores available in the current literature none is perfect. The main scores proposed are listed in Table 1. We will limit our analysis to the scores that have been specifically designed for the patient in emergency or during initial management.


Trauma Patient Glasgow Coma Scale Injury Severity Score Trauma Care Abbreviate Injury Scale 
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