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Emergency Transfusion Score (ETS) for Predicting Blood Transfusion Needs of a Severely Injured Patient

Purpose:

To determine how likely a trauma patient will require blood transfusion using the Emergency Transfusion Score (ETS).

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma Surgery, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Trauma Surgery

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

D62, T79, Z51.3

Description:

The Emergency Transfusion Score (ETS, also referred to as the Emergency room Transfusion score) can help to predict the need for transfusion in a severely injured patient. The authors are from University Hospital Essen, University Hospital Giessen and Marburg, and University Witten/Herdecke in Germany.

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