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The Age-Specific Pediatric Trauma Score (ASPTS) of Potoka et al

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

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Potoka et al developed a pediatric trauma score using age-related reference ranges for physiologic measures. This can help identify a child at high risk for mortality.  The authors are from the University of Pittsburgh and the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

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