A revision of the Trauma Score.

@article{Champion1989ARO,
  title={A revision of the Trauma Score.},
  author={Howard R. Champion and William John Sacco and Wayne S. Copes and Donald S. Gann and Thomas A. Gennarelli and Maureen E. Flanagan},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1989},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={
          623-9
        }
}
The Trauma Score (TS) has been revised. The revision includes Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), systolic blood pressure (SBP), and respiratory rate (RR) and excludes capillary refill and respiratory expansion, which were difficult to assess in the field. Two versions of the revised score have been developed, one for triage (T-RTS) and another for use in outcome evaluations and to control for injury severity (RTS). T-RTS, the sum of coded values of GCS, SBP, and RR, demonstrated increased sensitivity… CONTINUE READING
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