Comparative results of trauma scoring systems in fatal outcomes.

  title={Comparative results of trauma scoring systems in fatal outcomes.},
  author={Scott M Cinelli and Paula Brady and Carla P Rennie and Cristina Tuluca and Timothy S. Hall},
  journal={Connecticut medicine},
  volume={73 5},
BACKGROUND Trauma scoring systems are vital tools in assessing patient injuries and determining risk of mortality. This study was designed to test which score--the Injury Severity Score (ISS), the Trauma and Injury Severity Score (TRISS), TRISS plus comorbidities (TRISSCOM) or the new International Classification of Disease (ICD-9)-Based Injury Severity Score (ICISS)--has the greatest predictive value at a Level 2 trauma center. METHODS In this retrospective chart review, data for 39 trauma… CONTINUE READING

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