Improving the field triage of major trauma victims.

  title={Improving the field triage of major trauma victims.},
  author={Paula Knudson and C A Frecceri and S A DeLateur},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  volume={28 5},
The Trauma Scores, CRAMS scales, and mechanisms of injury of 500 trauma patients were evaluated for their ability to identify a seriously injured patient. Serious injury was defined as one of the following: Injury Severity Score (ISS) greater than 15, or emergency-room Trauma Score less than or equal to 14, or injuries requiring greater than 3 days… CONTINUE READING