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Trauma Triage Rules of the ACS/COT from 1999 with Mortality Risk Equation of Tinkoff and O’Connor

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

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The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ASC/COT) proposed clinical findings useful to triage patients. Tinkoff and O’Connor validated the rules and developed an equation to predict mortality. The latter two authors are from the Christiana Health System in Newark, Delaware.

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