Validation of TRISS and ASCOT using a non-MTOS trauma registry.

  title={Validation of TRISS and ASCOT using a non-MTOS trauma registry.},
  author={Edward L. Hannan and Joseph Mendeloff and Louise Szypulski Farrell and C. Gene Cayten and Jane G Murphy},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  volume={38 1},
OBJECTIVES To validate the Trauma and Injury Severity Score (TRISS) and A Severity Characterization of Trauma (ASCOT) models for patients with blunt injuries using an independent trauma registry, and to develop new TRISS and ASCOT models for types of patients with blunt injuries and examine their fit. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of clinical data from the Institute for Trauma and Emergency Care (ITEC). MATERIALS AND METHODS Statistical models were developed using TRISS and ASCOT variables… CONTINUE READING