Assessment of the severity of hand injuries using "hand injury severity score", and its correlation with the functional outcome.

@article{Saxena2004AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the severity of hand injuries using "hand injury severity score", and its correlation with the functional outcome.},
  author={Pankaj Saxena and Lisa Cutler and Lore E Feldberg},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2004},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={511-6}
}
INTRODUCTION Objective assessment of hand injuries is a complex subject. However, an objective assessment, leading to a score, can help in predicting outcome and can be used as a research tool. Campbell and Kay have devised one such score known as "hand injury severity score" or HISS [J. Hand. Surg. [Br.] 21 (3) (1996) 295]. A study on this score has been carried out in our institute. The idea was to see if the hand injury severity score, correlates with the functional outcome as measured by… CONTINUE READING

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