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Sick Kids Pediatric Trauma Score

Purpose:

To secondarily triage a pediatric trauma patient using the Sick Kids Pediatric Trauma Score (PTS).

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery
Pedatrics

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

T07

Description:

Nasr et al evaluated the modified Pediatric Trauma Score (mPTS) of Simon et al (previous section) and further modified it. This improved the sensitivity to detect serious trauma. The authors are from the Hospital for Sick Children at the University of Toronto.

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