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Trauma and Injury Severity Score (TRISS)

Purpose:

To evaluate the quality of trauma care using the Trauma and Injury Severity Score (TRISS).

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

T07

Description:

The Trauma and Injury Severity Score (TRISS) was designed to evaluate trauma care for seriously injured patients by giving the expected survival based on patient characteristics. This was intended to be used to identify cases for quality assurance review at the local hospital or to compare outcomes from different treatment centers.

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