Correlation between Glasgow coma score components and survival in patients with traumatic brain injury.

@article{Kung2011CorrelationBG,
  title={Correlation between Glasgow coma score components and survival in patients with traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Woon-Man Kung and Shin-Han Tsai and Wen-Ta Chiu and Kuo-Sheng Hung and Shin-Ping Wang and J. Lin and Muh-Shi Lin},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2011},
  volume={42 9},
  pages={940-4}
}
BACKGROUND The Glasgow coma scale (GCS) score is used in the initial evaluation of patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI); however, the determination of an accurate score is not possible in all clinical situations. Our aim is to determine if the individual components of the GCS score, or combinations of them, are useful in predicting mortality in patients with TBI. METHODS The components of the GCS score and the receiver-operating characteristic (ROC) curves were analyzed from 27,625… CONTINUE READING

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