The impact of the AIS 2005 revision on injury severity scores and clinical outcome measures.

@article{Salottolo2009TheIO,
  title={The impact of the AIS 2005 revision on injury severity scores and clinical outcome measures.},
  author={Kristin M. Salottolo and April Settell and Phyllis Uribe and Shelley J Akin and Denetta Sue Slone and Erika O'Neal and Charles W. Mains and David Bar-Or},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 9},
  pages={
          999-1003
        }
}
BACKGROUND The abbreviated injury scale (AIS) was updated in 2005 from the AIS 1998 version. The purpose of this study is to describe the effects of this change on injury severity scoring and outcome measures. MATERIALS AND METHODS Analyses were performed on all trauma patients consecutively admitted over a 6-month period at two geographically separate Level I trauma centers. Injuries were manually double-coded according to the AIS 05 and the AIS 98. Changes in AIS, ISS, and new ISS (NISS… CONTINUE READING
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