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Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) & Injury Severity Score (ISS)

Purpose:

To assess a patient following a traffic accident using the Injury Severity Score.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, options

ICD-10:

V98

Description:

The Injury Severity Score can be used to assess patients involved in traffic accidents. It makes use of the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and its value correlates with the risk of mortality.

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