Prognostic factors for mortality following falls from height.

  title={Prognostic factors for mortality following falls from height.},
  author={Chen-Chi Liu and C T Wang and H Y Shih and Y S Wen and Jackson Jer-kan Wu and C Huang and H A Hsu and Min-Hisung Huang and M H Huang},
  volume={40 6},
AIM To identify the potential prognostic factors for mortality after falls from height. METHOD A retrospective clinical observational study included victims of fall of >6m from October 2000 to December 2007. Variables studied comprised each casualty's age, gender, height of fall, Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score, Abbreviated Injury Scale scores, Injury Severity Score, heart rate, Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP), White Blood Cell (WBC) count, haemoglobin, serum glucose, Creatine Kinase and duration… CONTINUE READING


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