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Trauma team activation: simplified criteria safely reduces overtriage

American Journal of Surgery

May 1, 2007

Ryan K LehmannMatthew J Martin

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Our current trauma triage system uses patient and scene variables within a 3-tiered trauma response system. Our purpose was to evaluate the accuracy of the current system and to identify the most reliable variables for trauma triage. This was a retrospective review at a level II trauma ...read more

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Wounds and Injuries
Patient Care Team
Blood Pressure
Disease Predictive Factor
Morbidity Aspects
Injury Severity Score
Hypotension Adverse Event
Ataxia
Apraxia, Oculomotor, Cogan Type
Triage
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Trauma team activation: simplified criteria safely reduces overtriage

American Journal of Surgery

May 1, 2007

Ryan K LehmannMatthew J Martin

PMID: 17434371

DOI: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2007.01.017

Abstract

Our current trauma triage system uses patient and scene variables within a 3-tiered trauma response system. Our purpose was to evaluate the accuracy of the current system and to identify the most reliable variables for trauma triage. This was a retrospective review at a level II trauma ...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Wounds and Injuries
Patient Care Team
Blood Pressure
Disease Predictive Factor
Morbidity Aspects

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