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Blast Lung Injury (BLI) Severity Score

Purpose:

To grade the severity of lung involvement following blast injury using the Blast Lung Injury (BJI) severity score.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

X96

Description:

The Blast Lung Injury (BLI) severity score can be used evaluate a patient with respiratory compromise following blast injury. This can help identify patients who require more aggressive therapy or who may benefit from experimental protocols. The authors are from Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem.

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