abbreviated injury scale

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Abbreviated Injury Scale

A scoring system for rating the survivability of a single traumatic injury, which is based on physical examination, operative reports, and autopsy results. First reported in 1969 and most recently revised in 2008, AIS Codes range from 0 (not injured) to 6 (maximum, often lethal); an AIS Code of 9 is used when the severity of the injury is not specified.
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abbreviated injury scale

Emergency medicine A numerical scoring system for rating organ damage sustained during trauma, which is based on physical examination, operative reports, and autopsy results. See Injury Severity Score.
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Abbreviated Injury Scale is one the most commonly used and well-defined trauma scoring systems that relies on objective findings according to the anatomic site of the injury (compartment) (3, 8).
Using Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) codes to classify computed tomography (CT) features in the Marshall System.
AIS: Abbreviated Injury Scale, ED: emergency department, ETI: endotracheal intubation, GCS: Glasgow Coma Scale Score, ISS: Injury Severity Score, Ps: probability of survival, RTS: Revised Trauma Score, SD: standard deviation.
[24] The Abbreviated Injury Scale, American Association for Automotive Medicine, Arlington Heights, IL, USA, 1990.
Russell et al., "Mapping Abbreviated Injury Scale data from 1990 to 1998 versions: a steppingstone in the contemporary evaluation of trauma," Injury, vol.
Development and validation of a complementary map to enhance the existing 1998 to 2008 Abbreviated Injury Scale map.
Bodily injury severity was measured using the Injury Severity Score (ISS) derived from the Abbreviated Injury Scale [47].
The data that we could gather was not sufficient to classify injuries and their severity according to standardised scoring systems such as the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and the Injury Severity Score (ISS), as used by other studies evaluating patterns of blast injuries.28
To bridge the knowledge gap, the investigators identified all TBI patients older than 14 years with a Head Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) score >3 from 2008 to 2012 in the NOTS database and matched them to the Ohio death index and the regional TBI rehabilitation database.
The lower extremities represent the region most commonly injured, while the head injuries represent the main source of the fatalities, accounting 30% of the overall AIS 2+ (Abbreviated Injury Scale) [17][18].

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