TRISS methodology in trauma: the need for alternatives.

  title={TRISS methodology in trauma: the need for alternatives.},
  author={Demetrios Demetriades and Linda S. Chan and George C. Velmahos and Thomas V. Berne and E. C. Eblison ’ D. G. Cornwell and Howard Belzberg and Juan Antonio Asensio and James A. Murray and John D Berne and William C. Shoemaker},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={85 3},
BACKGROUND Trauma and Injury Severity Score (TRISS) methodology has become a standard tool for evaluating the performance of trauma centres and identifying cases for critical review. Recent work has identified several limitations and questioned the validity of the methodology in certain types of trauma. METHODS The usefulness and limitations of the TRISS methodology were evaluated in an urban trauma centre. Trauma registry data of 5445 patients with major trauma were analysed with respect to… CONTINUE READING

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