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A Severity Characterization of Trauma (ASCOT)

Purpose:

To assess the severity of traumatic injuries and give the probability of survival using A Severity Characterization of Trauma (ASCOT).

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

T07

Description:

A Severity Characterization of Trauma (ASCOT) can be used to assess severity of traumatic injury and to estimate the probable survival for the patient. Although similar to TRISS, its proponents feel that it is better for predicting outcome.

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