pediatric trauma score


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Related to pediatric trauma score: Injury Severity Score

pediatric trauma score

Emergency medicine A triage tool with no advantage over the easily learned Revised Trauma Score–see there; the PTS measures weight, airway, systolic pressure, CNS status, open wound and skeletal trauma.

pediatric trauma score

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PTS

A method for scoring and quantifying the severity of trauma in pediatric patients. Synonym: revised trauma score
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Average and standard deviation of TSSs Average sd PTS 7.3 3.0 RTS 9.6 1.9 ISS 21.4 13.3 NISS 24.1 14.5 TRISS-B 86.6 24.3 TRISS-P 97.4 6.4 TSS: trauma scoring systems; PTS: pediatric trauma score; RTS: revised trauma score; ISS: injury severity score; NISS: new injury severity score; TRISS-B: trauma and injury severity score-blunt; TRISS-P: trauma and injury severity score-penetrating; sd:standard deviation Table 4.

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