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Modified Pediatric Trauma Score (mPTS) of Simon et al

Purpose:

To secondarily triage a pediatric trauma patient using the modified Pediatric Trauma Score (mPTS) of Simon et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

T07

Description:

Simon et al developed a modified Pediatric Trauma Score (mPTS) that can be used as a secondary triage score within a trauma center. The scores uses clinical findings to identify a subset of patients with a low probability of serious disease that do not need management by a full trauma team. The authors are from Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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