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The quest for a universal definition of polytrauma: A trauma registry-based validation study

Butcher, Nerida; D'Este, Catherine; Balogh, Zsolt


BACKGROUND: A pilot validation recommended defining polytrauma as patients with an Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) score greater than 2 in at least two Injury Severity Score (ISS) body regions (2 × AIS score > 2). This study aimed to validate this definit

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0000000000000404


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