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Geriatric Trauma Survival Score (GTSS)

Purpose:

To predict mortality in an elderly person who has suffered traumatic injury using the Geriatric Trauma Severity Score (GTSS).

Specialty:

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

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

T07

Description:

Demaria et al developed the Geriatric Trauma Survival Score (GTSS) to predict mortality in older patients who undergo trauma. This can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

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