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Injury Impairment Scale (IIS) and Injury Disability Scale (IDS)

Purpose:

To evaluate the level of disability following trauma using the Injury Impairment and Injury Disability Scales (IIS and IDS).

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

disability and performance

ICD-10:

Z73.6

Description:

The Injury Impairment Scale (IIS) and Injury Disability Scale (IDS) was developed to evaluate the impact of traumatic injury on a patient. The Injury Disability Scale can be estimated from the IIS based on the person's available resources and underlying conditions. The authors are from Rochester General Hospital (New York) and the General Motors Research Laboratories.

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