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Penetrating Abdominal Trauma Index (PATI)

Purpose:

To use the Penetrating Abdominal Trauma Index to assess the severity of injury in patients with knife, gunshot or other penetrating wounds to the abdomen.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, options

ICD-10:

S31.8

Description:

The Penetrating Abdominal Trauma Index (PATI) can be used to assess the severity of injury in patients with knife, gunshot or other penetrating wounds to the abdomen. The index can be used to compare performance of different emergency care settings.

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