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.

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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Development and validation of a complementary map to enhance the existing 1998 to 2008 Abbreviated Injury Scale map.
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Abbreviations: AIS = Abbreviated Injury Scale, CI = confidence interval, EMED = Expeditionary Medical Encounter Database, GLM = general linear model, ICD-9-CM = International Classification of Diseases-9th Revision-Clinical Modification, ISS = Injury Severity Score, LEAP = Lower Extremity Assessment Project, NHRC = Naval Health Research Center, PTSD = posttraumatic stress disorder, TBI = traumatic brain injury, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs.
Injury severity was measured through hospital record review with the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS).
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The Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS)[5] was used to assess the severity of injuries, and an Injury Severity Score (ISS)[6] was calculated.
Application of abbreviated injury scale and injury severity score in fatal cases with abdominopelvic injuries.
The additional information from the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) about involvement of other body systems might prevent complications and improve outcomes.
Injuries were documented by military physical therapists and categorized into respective Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) anatomical body regions using coding from the AIS 2005 manual.

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