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Predictive Salvage Index (PSI)

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery

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Description:

The Predictive Salvage Index (PSI) can be used to evaluate a lower extremity that has undergone trauma with orthopedic and vascular injuries. This can help separate those limbs with a reasonable chance for salvage from those that have a poor outcome. The authors are form Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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