Is the Trauma Mortality Prediction Model (TMPM-ICD-9) a valid predictor of mortality in pediatric trauma patients?

@article{Cassidy2014IsTT,
  title={Is the Trauma Mortality Prediction Model (TMPM-ICD-9) a valid predictor of mortality in pediatric trauma patients?},
  author={Laura D. Cassidy and Alan Cook and Allison M Ertl and David M. Gourlay and Turner Osler},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={189-92; discussions 192}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Researchers are constantly challenged to identify optimal mortality risk adjustment methodologies that perform accurately in pediatric trauma patients. This study evaluated the new Trauma Mortality Prediction Model (TMPM-ICD-9) in pediatric trauma patients. METHODS Data were analyzed on 107,104 pediatric trauma patients included in the NTDB® in 2010 who had both a valid ISS and probability of death using TMPM-ICD-9. Discrimination was compared using the area under the… CONTINUE READING