injury severity score

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injury severity score (ISS)

an evaluation system developed to predict the outcomes of traumas, including mortality and length of hospital stay. See also Glasgow Coma Scale.

in·ju·ry se·ver·i·ty score

(ISS) (in'jŭr-ē sĕ-ver'i-tē skōr)
Therapeutic and diagnostic six-point assessment of amount of bodily damage due to trauma. (6 indicates injury that exceeds therapeutic means to deal with it); has largely replaced all others in clinical use.
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8 times greater likelihood to die after being injured than lean patients (BMI [less than or equal to] 25) with similar injury severity scores (ISS) [10].
1,2,5) The patients in the epidural group had significantly more rib fractures and were significantly older, but there were no differences between the groups with respect to gender, body weight, mode of injury, injury severity score, presence of flail segment, lung contusion and placement of chest tube.
The team also compared patients' Injury Severity Scores, which are values assessed to individual patients based on the number and types of injuries they have sustained.
It's pretty clear that age and injury severity scores mean less now than they used to," said Dr.
Data synthesis was possible for 350 participants with an Injury Severity Score (ISS) [greater than or equal to] 16 who underwent early sCD62L testing.
Segun el Injury Severity Score solo una de cada tres muertes era no prevenible; 17,8 % fueron prevenibles y 46,7 % potencialmente prevenibles.
The severity of injury was graded by means of the 1985 revision of the Injury Severity Score (ISS) [18, 19].
The Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS)[5] was used to assess the severity of injuries, and an Injury Severity Score (ISS)[6] was calculated.
Information concerning injury severity (for Injury Severity Score (ISS), The Revised Injury Severity Score (TRISS), Assault Trauma Score (ATS) and Glasgow Coma Score (GCS)) was recorded using a standard proforma.
Methods: Self-extubated patients admitted to a Level 1 trauma center were matched to individuals who did not self-extubate in a 1:1 ratio based on injury severity score and admission date.