The effect of age, severity, and mechanism of injury on risk of death from major trauma in Western Australia.

@article{Fatovich2013TheEO,
  title={The effect of age, severity, and mechanism of injury on risk of death from major trauma in Western Australia.},
  author={Daniel M. Fatovich and Ian G. Jacobs and Stephen A Langford and Michael Phillips},
  journal={The journal of trauma and acute care surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={74 2},
  pages={647-51}
}
BACKGROUND We examined the association between age, mechanism of injury, and Injury Severity Score (ISS) on mortality in major trauma. METHODS We used 9 years of population-based linked major trauma (ISS >15) registry data for Western Australia (N = 4,411). These were categorized using the Sampalis classification of injury severity: survivable (ISS 16-24… CONTINUE READING