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

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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