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Criteria of MacKenzie et al for Triage of a Patient to a Trauma Center Based on the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS)

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MacKenzie et used several clinical parameters including age, Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and type of injury to determine if a patient should be triaged to a trauma center or treated at the local community hospital. The authors are from the University of Maryland and the Johns Hopkins University.

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