Classification system for assessing impact injury severity developed and published by the American Association for Automotive Medicine. It is the system of choice for coding single injuries and is the foundation for methods assessing multiple injuries or for assessing cumulative effects of more than one injury. These include Maximum AIS (MAIS), Injury Severity Score (ISS), and Probability of Death Score (PODS).
An anatomic severity scale based on the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and developed specifically to score multiple traumatic injuries. It has been used as a predictor of mortality.
Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.
Systems for assessing, classifying, and coding injuries. These systems are used in medical records, surveillance systems, and state and national registries to aid in the collection and reporting of trauma.
Accidents on streets, roads, and highways involving drivers, passengers, pedestrians, or vehicles. Traffic accidents refer to AUTOMOBILES (passenger cars, buses, and trucks), BICYCLING, and MOTORCYCLES but not OFF-ROAD MOTOR VEHICLES; RAILROADS nor snowmobiles.
Injuries caused by impact with a blunt object where there is no penetration of the skin.
Specialized hospital facilities which provide diagnostic and therapeutic services for trauma patients.
Traumatic injuries involving the cranium and intracranial structures (i.e., BRAIN; CRANIAL NERVES; MENINGES; and other structures). Injuries may be classified by whether or not the skull is penetrated (i.e., penetrating vs. nonpenetrating) or whether there is an associated hemorrhage.
Acute and chronic (see also BRAIN INJURIES, CHRONIC) injuries to the brain, including the cerebral hemispheres, CEREBELLUM, and BRAIN STEM. Clinical manifestations depend on the nature of injury. Diffuse trauma to the brain is frequently associated with DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY or COMA, POST-TRAUMATIC. Localized injuries may be associated with NEUROBEHAVIORAL MANIFESTATIONS; HEMIPARESIS, or other focal neurologic deficits.
Injuries incurred during participation in competitive or non-competitive sports.
Penetrating and non-penetrating injuries to the spinal cord resulting from traumatic external forces (e.g., WOUNDS, GUNSHOT; WHIPLASH INJURIES; etc.).
Adverse functional, metabolic, or structural changes in ischemic tissues resulting from the restoration of blood flow to the tissue (REPERFUSION), including swelling; HEMORRHAGE; NECROSIS; and damage from FREE RADICALS. The most common instance is MYOCARDIAL REPERFUSION INJURY.
Injuries sustained from incidents in the course of work-related activities.
Unforeseen occurrences, especially injuries in the course of work-related activities.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
An office in the Department of Labor responsible for developing and establishing occupational safety and health standards.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Procedure in which patients are induced into an unconscious state through use of various medications so that they do not feel pain during surgery.
A state characterized by loss of feeling or sensation. This depression of nerve function is usually the result of pharmacologic action and is induced to allow performance of surgery or other painful procedures.
A blocking of nerve conduction to a specific area by an injection of an anesthetic agent.
Procedure in which an anesthetic is injected into the epidural space.
Procedure in which an anesthetic is injected directly into the spinal cord.
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill patients.
A group of pathological conditions characterized by sudden, non-convulsive loss of neurological function due to BRAIN ISCHEMIA or INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES. Stroke is classified by the type of tissue NECROSIS, such as the anatomic location, vasculature involved, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. non-hemorrhagic nature. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810)
Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.
Field of medicine concerned with the determination of causes, incidence, and characteristic behavior of disease outbreaks affecting human populations. It includes the interrelationships of host, agent, and environment as related to the distribution and control of disease.
A spectrum of pathological conditions of impaired blood flow in the brain. They can involve vessels (ARTERIES or VEINS) in the CEREBRUM, the CEREBELLUM, and the BRAIN STEM. Major categories include INTRACRANIAL ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATIONS; BRAIN ISCHEMIA; CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE; and others.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.
Multiple physical insults or injuries occurring simultaneously.

Outcome after severe head injury treated by an integrated trauma system. (1/79)

OBJECTIVES: To describe outcome after treatment of severe head injury within an integrated trauma system. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of all patients with severe head injury admitted to the Royal London Hospital by the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) between 1991 and 1994. Type of injury was defined on initial computed tomography of the head and outcomes assessed 12 months after injury using the Glasgow outcome score. RESULTS: 6.5% of HEMS patients had long term severe disability (severe disability or persistent vegetative state on the outcome score); 34.5% made a good recovery. CONCLUSIONS: The concern that a large number of severely disabled long term survivors might result as a consequence of this system of trauma management is not confirmed. The case mix of severity of extracranial injuries in these patients makes comparison with other published series difficult, but these data fit the hypothesis that pre-hospital correction of hypoxia and hypotension after head injury improves outcome.  (+info)

Use of abdominal computed tomography in blunt trauma: do we scan too much? (2/79)

OBJECTIVES: To determine what proportion of abdominal computed tomography (CT) scans ordered after blunt trauma are positive and the applicability and accuracy of existing clinical prediction rules for obtaining a CT scan of the abdomen in this setting. SETTING: A leading trauma hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa. DESIGN: A retrospective cohort study. PATIENTS AND METHODS: All patients with blunt trauma admitted to hospital over a 1-year period having an Injury Severity Score (ISS) greater than 12 who underwent CT of the abdomen during the initial assessment. Recorded data included age, sex, Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score, ISS, type of injuries, number of abdominal CT scans ordered, and scan results. Two clinical prediction rules were found in the literature that identify patients likely to have intra-abdominal injuries. These rules were applied retrospectively to the cohort. The predicted proportion of positive CT scans was compared with the observed proportion, and the sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy were estimated. RESULTS: Of the 297 patients entered in the study, 109 underwent abdominal CT. The median age was 32 years, 71% were male and the median ISS was 24. In only 36.7% (40 of 109) of scans were findings suggestive of intra-abdominal injuries. Application of one of the clinical prediction rules gave a sensitivity of 93.8% and specificity of 25.5% but excluded 23% of patients because of a GCS score less than 11. The second prediction rule tested could be applied to all patients and was highly sensitive (92.5%) and specific (100.0%). CONCLUSIONS: The assessment of the abdomen in blunt trauma remains a challenge. Accuracy in predicting positive scans in equivocal cases is poor. Retrospective application of an existing clinical prediction rule was found to be highly accurate in identifying patients with positive CT findings. Prospective use of such a rule could reduce the number of CT scans ordered without missing significant injuries.  (+info)

Sequelae after unintentional injuries to children: an exploratory study. (3/79)

GOAL: To determine the frequency and categories of sequelae related to accidental injuries (of all types) in childhood, a prospective follow up study was conducted on a geographically defined population near Paris, France. METHODS: The study concerned all child residents of one health care district, aged under 15 years, and hospitalised in the two public hospitals of the district, and/or transported by mobile emergency units, after an accident, during a one year period (in 1981-82; n = 785). Initial severity was scored using the injury severity score (ISS). Sequelae were defined as established impairments (leading or not to disabilities), identified by physicians, reporting their clinical diagnosis or complaints by the child and/or the family. RESULTS: After a follow up period of 3.6-29.2 months after the accident, six children died and 78 (10%) were lost to follow up. Among the 701 others, 73 (10.4%) presented 80 sequelae, major (limiting daily activities) in 44 children (6.3%), with no gender difference. These increased significantly with age. The main causes of major sequelae were eye injuries and sports related injuries to the limbs. ISS did not correlate well with sequelae, but the maximum abbreviated injury scale appeared to be a better predictor of long term functional prognosis. CONCLUSION: Prospective follow up and population based studies are still needed, especially on children's injuries initially perceived as benign, such as most of the sports related injuries in our study.  (+info)

Trends in incidence of pediatric injury hospitalizations in Pennsylvania. (4/79)

OBJECTIVES: This study analyzed short-term trends in pediatric injury hospitalizations. METHODS: We used a population-based retrospective cohort design to study all children 15 years or younger who were admitted to all acute care hospitals in Pennsylvania with traumatic injuries between 1991 and 1995. RESULTS: Injuries accounted for 9% of all acute hospitalizations for children. Between 1991 and 1995, admissions of children with minor injuries decreased by 29% (P < .001). However, admissions for children with moderate (P = .69) or serious (P = .41) injuries did not change. CONCLUSIONS: Significant declines in pediatric admissions for minor injuries were noted and may reflect both real reductions in injury incidence and changes in admission practices over the period of the study.  (+info)

Intracranial pressure monitoring and outcomes after traumatic brain injury. (5/79)

OBJECTIVE: Uncontrolled intracranial hypertension after traumatic brain injury (TBI) contributes significantly to the death rate and to poor functional outcome. There is no evidence that intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring alters the outcome of TBI. The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that insertion of ICP monitors in patients who have TBI is not associated with a decrease in the death rate. DESIGN: Study of case records. METHODS: The data files from the Ontario Trauma Registry from 1989 to 1995 were examined. Included were all cases with an Injury Severity Score (ISS) greater than 12 from the 14 trauma centres in Ontario. Cases identifying a Maximum Abbreviated Injury Scale score in the head region (MAIS head) greater than 3 were selected for further analysis. Logistic regression analyses were conducted to investigate the relationship between ICP and death. RESULTS: Of 9001 registered cases of TBI, an MAIS head greater than 3 was recorded in 5507. Of these patients, 541 (66.8% male, mean age 34.1 years) had an ICP monitor inserted. Their average ISS was 33.4 and 71.7% survived. There was wide variation among the institutions in the rate of insertion of ICP monitors in these patients (ranging from 0.4% to over 20%). Univariate logistic regression indicated that increased MAIS head, ISS, penetrating trauma and the insertion of an ICP monitor were each associated with an increased death rate. However, multivariate analyses controlling for MAIS head, ISS and injury mechanism indicated that ICP monitoring was associated with significantly improved survival (p < 0.015). CONCLUSIONS: ICP monitor insertion rates vary widely in Ontario's trauma hospitals. The insertion of an ICP monitor is associated with a statistically significant decrease in death rate among patients with severe TBI. This finding strongly supports the need for a prospective randomized trial of management protocols, including ICP monitoring, in patients with severe TBI.  (+info)

Patterns of injury among drivers hospitalized in Level-I Trauma Centers: have frontal airbags made a difference? (6/79)

This study describes the injuries of drivers discharged from Level-I Trauma Centers between 1995-1997. Differences in the drivers' injuries and outcomes by airbag deployment status and gender were evaluated using Chi 2 and T-tests. Data on 1,065 drivers (66 with airbags, 423 females) were obtained from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicle and Trauma Registries. Once admitted to trauma centers, drivers with airbags did not differ from drivers without airbags regarding the number, type, clustering, severity or outcome of their injuries. The only exception was that female drivers sustained more fractures to the upper extremities and less injuries to blood vessels and certain traumatic complications (p < 0.05).  (+info)

Factors influencing pediatric injury in side impact collisions. (7/79)

Side impacts collisions pose a great risk to children in crashes but information about the injury mechanisms is limited. The heights and weights of children vary widely and as a result, the injury patterns may vary across the pediatric age range. This study involves a case series of children in side impact collisions who were identified through Partners for Child Passenger Safety, a large child-focused crash surveillance system. The aim of the current study was to use in-depth crash investigations to identify injury mechanisms to children in side impact collisions. 93 children in 55 side impact crashes were studied. 23% (n = 22) of the children received an AIS > or = 2 (clinically significant) injury. In these 22 children, head (39%), extremity (22%), and abdominal injuries (17%) were the most common significant injuries. The cases revealed that serious injuries occur even in minor crashes. Cases that illustrate body region-specific injury mechanisms are discussed.  (+info)

Who can give a pediatric trauma history for children injured in bicycle crashes? (8/79)

Emergency Departments are important sites for injury surveillance but the quality of data collected has not been evaluated. This prospective cohort study assessed the ability of various respondents to provide circumstantial information following pediatric bicyclist trauma. A semi-structured survey tool was administered in the Emergency Department of a Level One Pediatric Trauma Center for 448 child bicyclists. The injured child provided more complete information when compared to witnesses and Emergency Medical Services personnel. No one respondent type provided the complete history. To obtain thorough injury circumstantial information, multiple respondents should be interviewed utilizing a semi-structured questionnaire.  (+info)

The number of seriously injured road users is used both as an indicator of traffic safety trends in Sweden and in more specific studies of, for example, different road user groups. A seriously injured person is defined as a person who suffers injuries that lead to permanent medical impairment of at least 1 percent. The term very seriously injured is used as a complement and is defined correspondingly but refers to injuries that lead to permanent medical impairment of at least 10 percent. In practice, the level of impairment is not known at the time of the accident, and therefore the number of seriously and very seriously injured persons are forecasted. The basis for the forecasts are Strada, the national database for road traffic accidents in Sweden, and a method developed by Folksam (a Swedish insurance company) that estimates the risk that a persons injuries will lead to permanent medical impairment in the future. The aim of this study is to present the size of the uncertainty of the ...
Statistics show that more than 7.5% of the South African population is living with a permanent disability.. Many of the people living with these disabilities have been under-compensated by the relevant schemes and funds since the medical professionals dealing with their assessments do not have the training on how to complete these assessments and claims. This could result in significant financial and reputational costs to the patient and medical professionals. ...
Dr. Thomas Gennarelli, an internationally renowned clinician and researcher in the field of traumatic head injuries, was appointed to the faculty at the Medical College of Wisconsin as a professor in 1999 and fulfilled the administrative duties as chair of the Department during 1999-2008. Dr. Gennarelli founded The Froedtert Hospital & The Medical College of Wisconsin CIREN Center, the tenth center of the Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, US Department of Transportation. He has published 406 original research papers, written 41 book chapters and four editions of The Abbreviated Injury Scale, the international standard for determining the severity of bodily injuries. These have resulted in over 17,000 citations of his personal writing in other scientific publication and another 60,000 citation of the AIS versions for which he was responsible. He has served as an editorial advisor for a dozen peer-reviewed journals, a ...
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g. impact speed, angle, and mass, can be used as the basis for defining standards for impact tests. Some of the main real world in-depth accidents studies across Europe include the German In Depth selleck catalog investigation Accident Study (GIDAS) [10] in Germany, the Co-operative Crash Injury Study (CCIS) [11] and. On The Spot (OTS) [12] in the United Kingdom, the In-Depth Car Accident Analysis (EDA) of INRETS in France [13] and the SafetyNet project operating until 2008 in six European countries [14]. For the in-depth study of road accidents focused on the PTW, the Motorcycle Accident In depth Study (MAIDS) [15] project is the reference Inhibitors,research,lifescience,medical for this type of vehicles. In the United States the National Accident Sampling System (NASS) [16] and the Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) [17] are the main in-depth. accident research systems, and in Japan there is a collaborative study by Japan Automobile Research Institute (JARI), ...
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This paper describes the correlation of a persons age to the risk of injury occurrence and the corresponding injury severity in traffic accidents. A representative sample of belted drivers was analyzed by using data from the German In-Depth-Accident Study (GIDAS) to investigate the influence of age on injury severity and special injuries to different body regions. The study focused on two age groups: 17-30 year old (younger drivers) and older drivers 50 year old and older (50+). The injury risk was described as a function of delta-v and injury risk curves based on Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS). Furthermore, individual parameters like age and body mass index (BMI) as well as age and mass of the vehicle were considered. The statistical analysis was carried out using descriptive and multivariate statistics. This paper presents an overview of injury patterns of belted drivers and the probability of these drivers being injured in different accident scenarios ...
This paper describes the correlation of a persons age to the risk of injury occurrence and the corresponding injury severity in traffic accidents. A representative sample of belted drivers was analyzed by using data from the German In-Depth-Accident Study (GIDAS) to investigate the influence of age on injury severity and special injuries to different body regions. The study focused on two age groups: 17-30 year old (younger drivers) and older drivers 50 year old and older (50+). The injury risk was described as a function of delta-v and injury risk curves based on Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS). Furthermore, individual parameters like age and body mass index (BMI) as well as age and mass of the vehicle were considered. The statistical analysis was carried out using descriptive and multivariate statistics. This paper presents an overview of injury patterns of belted drivers and the probability of these drivers being injured in different accident scenarios ...
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SafetyLit: The weekly online update of injury research and prevention literature. SafetyLit is produced by the Center for Injury Prevention Policy and Practice at San Diego State University.
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What products force kids to seek treatment in U.S. emergency rooms at the rate of one every three minutes? A new study has a surprising answer: toys. Toy-related injuries involving American children have jumped about 40% since 1990, according to an analysis from the Center for Injury Research and...
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ANTONIUK, Sérgio A. et al. Meningite bacteriana aguda na infância: fatores de risco para complicações agudas e sequelas. J. Pediatr. (Rio J.) [online]. 2011, vol.87, n.6, pp.535-540. ISSN 0021-7557. OBJETIVO: Estudo retrospectivo que visa avaliar as complicações neurológicas agudas e sequelas neurológicas das meningites bacterianas agudas na infância, a fim de determinar possíveis sinais de alerta. MÉTODOS: Foram avaliadas crianças (entre 1 mês e 14 anos) internadas entre 2003 e 2006, com meningite bacteriana aguda. RESULTADOS: Dos 44 pacientes incluídos, 17 (38,6%) apresentaram complicações neurológicas agudas, sendo crise convulsiva a mais frequente (31,8%). Os pacientes com complicações neurológicas agudas apresentaram com mais frequência: menor contagem de neutrófilos (p = 0,03), crise convulsiva na admissão (p , 0,01) e S. pneumoniae como agente etiológico (p = 0,01). Os fatores de risco para o desenvolvimento de complicações ...
The Injury Severity Score (ISS) is an established medical score to assess trauma severity. It correlates with mortality, morbidity and hospitalization time after trauma. It is used to define the term major trauma. A major trauma (or polytrauma) is defined as the Injury Severity Score being greater than 15. The AIS Committee of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) designed and improves upon the scale. The Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) is an anatomically based consensus-derived global severity scoring system that classifies each injury in every body region according to its relative severity on a six-point ordinal scale: Minor Moderate Serious Severe Critical Maximal (currently untreatable). There are nine AIS chapters corresponding to nine body regions: Head Face Neck Thorax Abdomen Spine Upper Extremity Lower Extremity External and other. The ISS is based (see below) upon the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS). To calculate an ISS for an injured person, the body is ...
By Eric Sundquist. Many studies have shown the poor suffer more injuries and deaths from crashes than do wealthier residents of a city. A new study suggests that the major reason is that poor people are simply exposed to more traffic and more complex intersections in their neighborhoods.. The study, in the American Journal of Public Health, examined crash injuries at intersections in Montreal. Intersections in poorer neighborhoods saw 3.9 times more cyclist crash injuries than in the richest neighborhoods. For motor vehicle occupants, the rate was for 4.3 higher; for pedestrians it was 6.3 higher.. Mean traffic volume at intersections in the poorest neighborhoods was 2.4 times higher than in the wealthiest neighborhoods. The poorest neighborhoods also had more intersections with arterials and a higher proportion of four-way (as opposed to three-way) intersections. And, relevant to pedestrian and cyclist injuries, a greater number residents in poorer neighborhoods used more vulnerable, non-auto ...
The University of Alberta and the University of California, San Francisco are teaming up to launch the worlds first Open Data Commons for preclinical Spinal Cord Injury research (ODC-SCI).. A consortium of international organizations will be providing $3.3 million CAD to help fund the initiative. The ODC-SCI will improve spinal cord injury research and treatment worldwide by reducing data bias and equipping scientists by making data more accessible.. The ODC-SCI is a game-changer not only in research, but also for people like me who have an SCI, says Lucas-Osma. Research often takes years. A worldwide open data commons will give researchers access to important data, and in the end, will improve studies and help us find better ways to treat SCIs. Because thats what its about - improving quality of life for people in my community. ...
The period of student engagement will take place over a period of several years. QISE-NET triplets will be brought into the program during the first year of operation through a series of quarterly proposal solicitations. Solicitations will be made only in the first year, to ensure that all triplets have a chance to fully integrate, mature and make progress on their projects, with a three year duration (renewal yearly by mutual agreement).. The typical award will consist of $10,000 per year to augment - not replace - the students current stipend, and will be used to reimburse travel to and local expenses at the company or national laboratory location for collaborative research, as well as for appropriate associated research expenses. Additional funding will be made available to allow for participation in the annual workshop.. This program will conduct yearly workshops for all of the participants at rotating locations. The workshops form an important mechanism for QISE-NET communications among ...
How do they work?. The curtain airbag activates instantaneously in the event of a side impact crash, deploying from the top of the door rails above the side window. They form a cushion between the driver or passenger and the window and stay in place if the car rolls over to protect their head.. Why do I need them?. Research conducted in the USA estimates that head protecting airbags can reduce driver deaths in the event of a side impact crash by close to 40%*. Without them, in a side impact crash there is little to protect your head from striking the side of the car or rigid objects like trees or poles.. How are curtain airbags different to other types of airbags?. Curtain airbags are one type of head protecting side airbag. There are other kinds too, such as combination head and torso designs.. Combination head and torso airbags mostly activate from the seat, but some types deploy from the door, offering you good protection to both head and body in side impact crashes. However, combination ...
Introduction: Helicopters play an important role in trauma; however, this service comes with safety risks, high transport costs, and downstream care charges. Objective: Our objective was to determine the characteristics of early discharged trauma patients (,24 h length of stay) in order to reduce overtriage. Methodology: Data were obtained from the trauma registries at one of two Level 1 trauma centers. Eligible patients included all scene trauma patients transported by helicopter to the Level 1 trauma centers from January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2017, who had a length of stay of 24 h or less. Patient factors such as age, gender, scene location, loaded miles, and transportation costs were collected. Trauma type, mechanism of injury, Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS), Injury Severity Score, Revised Trauma Score, and prehospital vital signs were documented. Driving distances between the accident scene to local hospital, home of record to local hospital, and home of record to the Level I trauma ...
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Results 560 cases were identified; 77% were male and 32% were children ,18 years of age. Rollovers (45%) were most common, followed by striking an object (22%) and ejection/fall (13%). Collisions with a motorised vehicle occurred in 8% of patients. Speeds ,20 mph were associated with higher Max Head Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) scores than those ≤20 mph (p = 0.05). Crashes with speeds ,30 mph had higher Max Head AIS scores than those ≤30 mph (p = 0.014). Higher speeds were also associated with a trend towards lower patient Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) scores. Only about 20% of victims overall were wearing a helmet. Competitive racers, although helmeted, had more severe head injuries than all other victims. Competitive racers had lower GCS scores than their helmeted non-racing peers (p , 0.05). Non-racers without helmets had lower GCS scores than their helmeted peers (p = 0.003). ...
Characterization of injury severity is crucial to the scientific study of trauma, yet the actual measurement of injury severity began only 50 years ago. In 1969, researchers developed the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) to grade the severity of individual injuries.
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Background: Admission hyperglycemia is associated with higher morbidity and mortality in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Stress-induced hyperglycemia (SIH), a form of hyperglycemia induced by the stress response, is associated with increased patient mortality following TBI. However, admission hyperglycemia occurs not only in SIH but also in patients with diabetic hyperglycemia (DH). Current information regarding whether trauma patients with SIH represent a distinct group with differential outcomes compared to those with DH remains limited. Methods: Serum glucose concentration ≥200 mg/dL upon arrival at the emergency department was defined as hyperglycemia. Presence of diabetes mellitus (DM) was determined by patient history and/or admission glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) level ≥6.5%. In the present study, the patient cohort included those with moderate and severe TBI, as defined by an Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) score ≥3 points in the head, and excluded those who had additional AIS
Objectives: The objectives of this study were to quantify and compare dynamic motion responses between 50th percentile female and male volunteers in rear impact tests. These data are fundamental for developing future occupant models for crash safety development and assessment.. Methods: High-speed video data from a rear impact test series with 21 male and 21 female volunteers at 4 and 8 km/h, originally presented in Siegmund et al. (1997), were used for further analysis. Data from a subset of female volunteers, 12 at 4 km/h and 9 at 8 km/h, were extracted from the original data set to represent the 50th percentile female. Their average height was 163 cm and their average weight was 62 kg. Among the male volunteers, 11 were selected, with an average height of 175 cm and an average weight of 73 kg, to represent the 50th percentile male. Response corridors were generated for the horizontal and angular displacements of the head, T1 (first thoracic vertebra), and the head relative to T1. T-tests were ...
The Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) score for the thorax was 3.2 ± 0.1 in the group with a BMI of less than 25 kg/m2, 3.3 ± 0.1 in the group with a BMI of 25 kg/m2 to 30 kg/m2, and 2.8 ± 0.2 in the group with BMI of more than 30 kg/m2 (p = 0.044). The Murray score at admission was elevated with increasing BMI (0.8 ± 0.8 for BMI , 25 kg/m2, 0.9 ± 0.9 for BMI 25-30 kg/m2, and 1.0 ± 0.8 for BMI , 30 kg/m2; p = 0.137); the maximum Murray score during hospitalization revealed significant differences (1.2 ± 0.9 for BMI , 25 kg/m2, 1.6 ± 1.0 for BMI 25-30 kg/m2, and 1.5 ± 0.9 for BMI , 30 kg/m2; p , 0.001). The incidence of pneumonia also increased with increasing BMI (1.6% for BMI , 25 kg/m2, 2.0% for BMI 25-30 kg/m2, and 3.1% for BMI , 30 kg/m2; p = 0.044 ...
and it may compete with the brain (another high energy consumer) for glucose. In mood disorders, stress in mood episodes or physiological stress activate homeostasis mechanisms from the brain and the immune system to solve the imbalance. The interaction between the selfish brain and the selfish immune system may explain various conditions of medical impairment in mood disorders, such as Metabolic Syndrome (MetS), obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and immune dysregulation. The objective of this study is to comprehensively review the literature regarding the competition between the brain and the immune system for energy substrate. Targeting the energetic regulation of the brain and the immune system and their cross-talk open alternative treatments and a different approach in the study of general medical comorbidities in mood disorders, although more investigation is needed. (C) 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved ...
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The BIRC-MS has a reputation for excellence in diagnosing and treating the symptoms resulting from traumatic brain injuries (TBI) as a result of investigators research.
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Abbreviated injury scale MacKenzie EJ, Sacco WJ, Luchter S, et al. (December 2002). "Validating the Functional Capacity Index ... The FCI incorporates ten physical functions and gives each a numerical value on a scale of 0 to 100, with 100 representing no ... Segui-Gomez M, MacKenzie EJ (2003). "Measuring the public health impact of injuries". Epidemiologic Reviews. 25: 3-19. doi: ... Gotschall CS (December 2005). "The Functional Capacity Index, second revision: morbidity in the first year post injury". ...
The Abbreviated Injury Scale is an internationally accepted tool for assessing the injury severity of individual injuries. It ... The AAAM has furthered the development and publishes the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS), a widely used description system for ... This combination of clinical, research and administrative backgrounds forms a unique blend of leaders in traffic injury control ... contains no information on injury aggregation. The AIS codebook is protected by copyright. v t e. ...
... the Abbreviated Westmead PTA Scale (AWPTAS) assesses patients with mild traumatic brain injury. Although the GOAT has proved ... An abbreviated version has been developed to assess patients with mild traumatic brain injury, the Abbreviated Westmead PTA ... The WPTAS is suitable for patients with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury. An abbreviated version of the WPTAS, ... Mandleberg I. A. (1975). "Cognitive recovery after severe head injury: Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale during post-traumatic ...
... which are quantified with an injury severity score on the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS). To assure their blunt trauma ... "The Injury Severity Score: a method for describing patients with multiple injuries and evaluating emergency care". The Journal ... Copes, W.S.; H.R. Champion; W.J. Sacco; M.M. Lawnick; S.L. Keast; L.W. Bain (1988). "The Injury Severity Score revisited". The ... Blunt trauma personal protective equipment (PPE) protects the wearer against injuries caused by blunt impacts. For law ...
Injuries are along the lines of cuts and scrapes, or minor burns. The Australasian Triage Scale (abbreviated ATS and formally ... Each category is scored from 0 to 5 using the Abbreviated Injury Scale, from uninjured to critically injured, which is then ... The scale has been in use since 1994. The scale consists of 5 levels, with 1 being the most critical (resuscitation), and 5 ... many soft tissue injuries). White / Dismiss (walking wounded): They have minor injuries; first aid and home care are sufficient ...
... the Abbreviated Westmead PTA Scale (AWPTAS), has been developed to assess patients with mild traumatic brain injury. The WPTAS ... Use of the Westmead PTA scale to monitor recovery of memory after mild head injury. Brain Injury, 18(6), 603-614. Shores, E. A ... The severity of injury is based on the time it takes for an individual to emerge from PTA. The Westmead PTA Scale utilises the ... The WPTAS was designed for patients with closed traumatic brain injury, and subsequent research on the scale has centred on ...
... may refer to: Abbreviated Injury Scale, an anatomical-based coding system to classify and describe the severity of injuries ... which there is an inability of many cells in the affected genetic male to respond to androgenic hormones Athens Insomnia Scale ...
... abbreviated injury scale MeSH N05.715.360.300.715.500.800.325 - glasgow coma scale MeSH N05.715.360.300.715.500.800.335 - ... glasgow outcome scale MeSH N05.715.360.300.715.500.800.400 - injury severity score MeSH N05.715.360.300.715.550 - nursing ...
... abbreviated injury scale MeSH L01.280.900.968.875.250 - glasgow coma scale MeSH L01.280.900.968.875.260 - glasgow outcome scale ... MeSH L01.280.900.968.875.500 - injury severity score MeSH L01.280.900.984 - nursing records MeSH L01.280.950 - registries MeSH ...
... may refer to: Mallya Aditi International School Maximum Abbreviated Injury Scale, a code used by medical professionals to ... describe the most severe injury that a trauma patient has sustained under the Abbreviated Injury Scale Mild androgen ...
... abbreviated injury scale MeSH N04.452.859.564.800.250 - glasgow coma scale MeSH N04.452.859.564.800.260 - glasgow outcome scale ... relative value scales MeSH N04.452.394 - governing board MeSH N04.452.394.600 - trustees MeSH N04.452.442 - hospital ... MeSH N04.452.859.564.800.500 - injury severity score MeSH N04.452.859.675 - nursing records MeSH N04.452.859.819 - registries ...
... abbreviated injury scale MeSH E05.318.308.940.968.875.250 - glasgow coma scale MeSH E05.318.308.940.968.875.260 - glasgow ... outcome scale MeSH E05.318.308.940.968.875.500 - injury severity score MeSH E05.318.308.940.984 - nursing records MeSH E05.318. ... radiation injuries, experimental MeSH E05.601.123.700 - surface plasmon resonance MeSH E05.601.495.320 - immunoblotting MeSH ...
The abbreviated injury scale and the Glasgow coma scale are used commonly to quantify injuries for the purpose of triaging and ... Injury prevention strategies are commonly used to prevent injuries in children, who are a high risk population. Injury ... The healing time of an injury depends on various factors including sex, age, and the severity of injury. The symptoms of injury ... Various scales exist to provide a quantifiable metric to measure the severity of injuries. The value may be used for triaging a ...
The first cohort included patients with blunt multisystem or blunt mechanism traumas with an Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) ... Patients in the third cohort had a blunt single-system injury with an AIS score ≥ 3 in only one AIS body region, with the ... The cohorts are as follows: Blunt multisystem injury with an AIS > 3 in a least two regions of the body Penetrating truncal ... The second cohort was composed of trauma patients with penetrating truncal injuries with an AIS score ≥ 3 in at least one ...
Orthopaedics Abbreviated Injury Scale Harris Hip Score Injury Severity Score Kocher criteria Mirel's Score NACA score Ottawa ...
... training for medical doctors dealing with trauma Revised Trauma Score Injury Severity Score Abbreviated Injury Scale Triage ... When it comes to managing injuries, head and neck injuries require the most care post surgery. Head injuries are one of the ... In medicine, traumatology (from Greek trauma, meaning injury or wound) is the study of wounds and injuries caused by accidents ... Medical Traumatology can be defined as the study of specializing in the treatment of wounds and injuries caused by violence or ...
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Abbreviated Injury Scale - Acetabular fracture - Acheiropodia - Achilles ... Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal injuries, sports injuries, degenerative ... Soft tissue injury - Southwick angle - Speed's test - Spina bifida occulta - Spinal curvature - Spinal fracture - Spinal fusion ... Crush injury - Crush syndrome - Cubitus valgus - Cubitus varus - Cunningham shoulder reduction - Currarino syndrome Danis-Weber ...
... from the English maximum abbreviated injury score). Based on this standard, serious injuries are defined as scale 3 and more ( ... Non-incapacitating evident injury: Any injury, other than a fatal injury or an incapacitating injury, which is evident to ... An injury for which a person is detained in hospital as an 'in- patient', injury or any of the following injuries whether or ... Incapacitating injury. Any injury, other than a fatal injury, which prevents the injured person from walking, driving or ...
The ISS is based (see below) upon the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS). To calculate an ISS for an injured person, the body is ... The Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) is an anatomically based consensus-derived global severity scoring system that classifies ... each injury in every body region according to its relative severity on a six-point ordinal scale: Minor; Moderate Serious ... Copes, W.S.; H.R. Champion; W.J. Sacco; M.M. Lawnick; S.L. Keast; L.W. Bain (1988). "The Injury Severity Score revisited". The ...
... injury is one with a score of 4+ on the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) (Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine ... The head injury criterion (HIC) is a measure of the likelihood of head injury arising from an impact. The HIC can be used to ... At a HIC of 1000, there is an 18% probability of a severe head injury, a 55% probability of a serious injury and a 90% ... According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, head injury risk is evaluated mainly on the basis of head injury ...
Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence (WASI) is a very short form of estimating intellectual functioning.[11] ... Each subtest score is tallied and calculated with respect to neurotypical or brain-injury norms. As the WAIS is developed for ... included a non-verbal performance scale.[6][7]. Point scale concept[edit]. In the Binet scales (prior to the 1986 version) ... The Non-Verbal Performance Scale[edit]. The non-verbal performance scale was also a critical difference from the Binet scale. ...
Severity of score Abbreviated Injury Score-Code is on a scale of one to six, one being a minor injury and six being maximal ( ... crush injury to the head. The AIS scale is a measurement tool for single injuries. A universally accepted injury aggregation ... A contemporary injury scale". Injury. 37 (12): 1083-1091. doi:10.1016/j.injury.2006.07.009. PMID 17092503 - via www. ... The Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) is an anatomical-based coding system created by the Association for the Advancement of ...
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Abbreviated Injury Scale. *NACA score. Investigations. *Diagnostic peritoneal lavage. *Focused assessment with sonography for ... "Child PTSD Symptom Scale". International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.. *^ Foa EB, Johnson KM, Feeny NC, Treadwell KR ( ... doi:10.1016/j.injury.2012.02.015. PMID 22409991.. *^ Kassam-Adams N, Marsac ML, Hildenbrand A, Winston F (December 2013). " ... These include the Child PTSD Symptom Scale (CPSS),[115][116] Child Trauma Screening Questionnaire,[117][118] and UCLA ...
Abbreviated Injury Scale. *NACA score. Investigations. *Diagnostic peritoneal lavage. *Focused assessment with sonography for ... According to the CDC, injuries are the leading cause of death for American children and young adults ages 1-19.[6] The leading ... Additionally, a Level I center has a program of research, is a leader in trauma education and injury prevention, and is a ... Marvin Tile, "the nature of injuries at Sunnybrook has changed over the years. When the trauma center first opened in 1976, ...
Based on the Glasgow Coma Scale severity is classified as follows, severe brain injuries score 3-8, moderate brain injuries ... A head injury is any injury that results in trauma to the skull or brain. The terms traumatic brain injury and head injury are ... "TBI , Traumatic Brain Injury , Traumatic Brain Injury Resources , Brain Injury Support , Brain Injury Information". www. ... Diffuse axonal injury[edit]. Main article: Diffuse axonal injury. Diffuse axonal injury, or DAI, usually occurs as the result ...
Abbreviated Injury Scale. *NACA score. Investigations. *Diagnostic peritoneal lavage. *Focused assessment with sonography for ... Overuse injuries[edit]. An overuse injury occurs when a certain activity is repeated frequently, and the body doesn't have ... A Soft tissue injury (STI) is the damage of muscles, ligaments and tendons throughout the body. Common soft tissue injuries ... Rest: It is suggested that you take a break from the activity that caused the injury in order to give the injury time to heal. ...
Abbreviated Injury Scale. *NACA score. Investigations. *Diagnostic peritoneal lavage. *Focused assessment with sonography for ... "Injury. 41 (4): 329-334. doi:10.1016/j.injury.2009.08.007.. *^ Ringleb, Stacie I.; Dhakal, Ajaya; Anderson, Claude D.; Bawab, ... Many different knee injuries can happen. Three percent of knee injuries are acute traumatic patellar dislocations.[25] Because ... as injury to these structures may occur during the injury or during the reduction process.[3] Subsequent imaging studies are ...
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MacKenzie EJ, Shapiro S, Eastham JN (1985) The abbreviated injury scale and injury severity score. Med Care 23:823-835PubMed ... American Association for Automotive Medicine (1985) Abbreviated injury scale, 1985 revision. American Association for ... American Association for Automotive Medicine (1990) Abbreviated injury scale, 1990 revision. American Association for ... Bull JP, Dickson GR (1991) Injury scoring by TRISS and ISS/age. Injury 21:127-131CrossRefGoogle Scholar ...
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Technique in obstetric anal-Abbreviated injury scale (AIS). Trauma scale first gesia whereby negative pressure is applied to the ... abbreviated injury scale Management includes laparotomy and leaving the abdomenand age. A logistic regression equation is used ... altered pain response (head injury, spinal cord injury, l Dosage: 50 mg orally once daily, increasing up to 200 mg drugs, etc ... using aTrauma scale derived from the Glasgow coma scale, sys- water column manometer.tolic BP, revised trauma score, ...
Rehabilitation of Executive Functions in Patients with Chronic Acquired Brain Injury with Goal Management Training, External ... Wechsler, D. (1999). Manual for the Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence. San Antonio, TX: Psychological Corporation. ... Brain injury, 18, 1067-1081. doi:10.1080/02699050410001672387 Manly, T., Hawkins, K., Evans, J., Woldt, K., & Robertson, I.H. ( ... Mausbach, B.T., Harvey, P.D., Goldman, S.R., Jeste, D.V., & Patterson, T.L. (2007). Development of a brief scale of everyday ...
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Pedestrians and bicyclists account for a significant share of deaths and serious injuries in the road transport system. The ... and high pedestrian scores were compared with respect to pedestrian injury severity on the Maximum Abbreviated Injury Scale ( ... Pedestrian head injuries had the highest reduction, 80-90% depending on level of medical impairment. For bicyclist, an injury ... Correlation Between Euro NCAP Pedestrian Test Results and Injury Severity in Injury Crashes with Pedestrians and Bicyclists in ...
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The ISS is based (see below) upon the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS). To calculate an ISS for an injured person, the body is ... The Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) is an anatomically based consensus-derived global severity scoring system that classifies ... each injury in every body region according to its relative severity on a six-point ordinal scale: Minor Moderate Serious Severe ... Copes, W.S.; H.R. Champion; W.J. Sacco; M.M. Lawnick; S.L. Keast; L.W. Bain (1988). "The Injury Severity Score revisited". The ...
The study indicated that there was almost no change in injury rates in the control area. Reduction of traffic injuries in the ... After 6 years of Safe Community program activity, the injury rates for males in employed category, injury rates for females in ... The traffic injury rate in the not vocationally active households was twice than employed or self-employed households in the ... In the employed and not vocationally active households, males showed higher injury rates than females in both areas. In the ...
... the AIS or Abbreviated Injury Scale. An ISS , 15 reflects serious injury. Ref: Baker SP, ONeill B, Haddon W, Long WB, The ... AIShead, Abbreviated Injury Score for the cephalic region; ISS, Injury Severity Score; Ped., pedestrian; Traf., traffic accident ... The Injury Severity Score, ISS, is a reflection of overall severity and probability of survival based on an anatomical injury ... statistics on Injury Severity Score by Region: Injury Severity Score by Region, Clinical characteristics of the patients. ...
Abbreviated Injury Scale; CPP = cerebral perfusion pressure; FIM = Functional Independence Measure; GCS = Glasgow Coma Scale; ... Bratton SLDavis RL: Acute lung injury in isolated traumatic brain injury. Neurosurgery 40:707-7121997 ... van den Brink WAvan Santbrink HSteyerberg EWAvezaat CJSuazo JAHogesteeger C: Brain oxygen tension in severe head injury. ... Marion DWPenrod LEKelsey SFObrist WDKochanek PMPalmer AM: Treatment of traumatic brain injury with moderate hypothermia. N Engl ...
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  • 4-Subtest Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence (WASI) at the baseline visit only. (
  • For WASI, see Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence . (
  • Specific abbreviated injury scale values are responsible for the underestimation of mortality in penetrating trauma patients by the injury severity score. (
  • Patients with penetrating injuries tend to have higher mortality rates for a given ISS than patients with blunt injuries. (
  • Within this range, the magnitude of the difference in mortality was far higher for penetrating patients with head injuries (75% vs. 37% for blunt) than truncal injuries (26% vs. 17% for blunt). (
  • We tested the use of a single hospital Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) Score, GCS Motor Score, and the Head component of the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) Score to predict 2-week cumulative mortality in a large cohort of TBI patients admitted to the eight U.S. Level I trauma centers in the TBI Clinical Trials Network. (
  • The cumulative incidence of mortality in the first 2 weeks after head injury was calculated using Kaplan-Meier survival analysis. (
  • Conclusions: Anatomic and physiologic scales are useful in the prediction of mortality after TBI. (
  • Bull JP (1975) The injury severity score of road traffic casualties in relation to mortality, time of death, hospital treatment, time and disability. (
  • Cubbin, C. LeClerc, F.B. and Smith, G.S. (2000) Socio-economic status and injury mortality: Individual and neighbourhood determinants. (
  • The mortality rate in patients with traumatic brain injury whose clinical management was guided by PbO 2 monitoring was not reduced in comparison with that in patients who received ICP monitoring alone. (
  • Patients are sorted from least to most severe organ injury and mortality. (
  • 55 years, SI multiplied by age (SIA) might provide better prediction of early post-injury mortality. (
  • 55 years, SI multiplied by age (SIA) may be a better predictor of early post-injury mortality than vital signs. (
  • Trauma centers are hospitals dedicated to treating patients with multiple organ injuries, in a complex way that endeavours to ensure a lower mortality rate, shorter hospital stay and better outcomes if the patients are transferred to such a center. (
  • The ability to predict outcome from trauma (ie, mortality) is perhaps the most fundamental use of injury severity scoring, a use that arises from the patient's and the family's desires to know the prognosis. (
  • The aim of this study was to analyse what injury severity measure, calculated according to the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS), 1998 and 2005 (update 2008) versions, performs better with mortality, cost and hospital length of stay healthcare indicators. (
  • The new Injury Severity Score: a more accurate predictor of in-hospital mortality than the Injury Severity Score. (
  • Pedal cyclist traffic injuries were identified from the Mortality Collection and the National Minimum Dataset. (
  • Although studies have found a direct correlation between alcohol and mortality (10,11), the effect of blood alcohol level on Injury Severity Score (ISS) has not been measured when this group is matched with drivers who do not consume alcohol (12). (
  • Hospital records for road traffic injuries (RTIs) were collected from the Cu Chi Trauma Centre and motorcycle-related death records were obtained from mortality registries in commune health offices. (
  • Smoke inhalation injury portends increased morbidity and mortality in fire-exposed patients. (
  • The aim of this study was to investigate and compare the injury pattern, mechanisms, severity, and mortality of adolescents and adults hospitalized for treatment of trauma following motorcycle accidents in a Level I trauma center. (
  • No significant differences were found between the adolescents and adults regarding Injury Severity Score (ISS), New Injury Severity Score (NISS), Trauma-Injury Severity Score (TRISS), mortality, length of hospital stay, or intensive care unit (ICU) admission rate. (
  • This Atlas domain presents six indicators for all physical injuries and major trauma injuries, including injury incidence, mortality and time from injury to treatment. (
  • The scale consist of four independent predictive parameters such as age, Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), systolic blood pressure (SBP) and Marshall computed tomography (CT) classification. (
  • The score describes three aspects of the injury using seven numbers written as 12(34)(56).7 Type Location Severity Each number signifies 1- body region 2- type of anatomical structure 3,4- specific anatomical structure 5,6- level 7- Severity of score Abbreviated Injury Score-Code is on a scale of one to six, one being a minor injury and six being maximal (currently untreatable). (
  • A universally accepted injury aggregation function has not yet been proposed, though the injury severity score and its derivatives are better aggregators for use in clinical settings. (
  • Functional capacity index Injury severity score Gennarelli, Thomas A. (
  • BACKGROUND: The Injury Severity Score (ISS) is widely used as a method for rating severity of injury. (
  • See Injury Severity Score. (
  • The Abbreviated Injury Scale and Injury Severity Score: Levels of inter- and intrarater reliability. (
  • 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. (
  • Baker SP, O'Neill B, Haddon W, Long WB (1974) The injury severity score: a method for describing patients with multiple injuries and evaluating emergency care. (
  • Baker SP, O'Neill B (1976) The injury severity score: an update. (
  • MacKenzie EJ, Shapiro S, Eastham JN (1985) The abbreviated injury scale and injury severity score. (
  • In addition, 13% (12/92) of the asphyxia victims who underwent autopsy had major trauma, defined as an injury severity score of greater than 15. (
  • Of these, 360 patients had an Injury Severity Score greater than 15. (
  • 1 According to a report from the Canadian National Trauma Registry, 14 065 major injuries with an Injury Severity Score above 12 occurred between 2008 and 2009 in the eight provinces that contribute to the National Trauma Registry. (
  • pressure via a bladder catheter or nasogastric tube, using aTrauma scale derived from the Glasgow coma scale, sys- water column manometer.tolic BP, revised trauma score, abbreviated injury scale Management includes laparotomy and leaving the abdomenand age. (
  • Fulltrauma revised injury severity score system although more resuscitation must be performed before decompression as rapidcomplex. (
  • These include Maximum AIS (MAIS), Injury Severity Score (ISS), and Probability of Death Score (PODS). (
  • The Injury Severity Score (ISS) is an established medical score to assess trauma severity. (
  • A major trauma (or polytrauma) is defined as the Injury Severity Score being greater than 15. (
  • Injury Severity Score Injury Severity Scores across the dataset indicate that a large proportion of patients have an injury severity score within the 16-18 range. (
  • The Injury Severity Score (ISS) has often been criticised on account of the lack of consideration of the impact of multiple injuries within one body region in its assessment. (
  • Separately, the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score has been shown to be a very strong predictor. (
  • Patients were propensity matched based on demographics, mechanism of injury, Injury Severity Score (AIS/ISS), presenting Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score, initial vitals/laboratory values, and initial transfusion requirement. (
  • The following patient data were extracted and presented in charts: patients demographics (age, sex), cause of injury, injury severity (Injury Severity Score (ISS), Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), and additional injuries), CT findings, treatment modalities (surgical vs. conservative, types of surgery, additional treatment) and outcomes (GOS) at discharge and at follow-up. (
  • Wechsler was a very influential advocate for the concept of non-intellective factors, and he felt that the 1937 Binet scale did not do a good job of incorporating these factors into the scale (non-intellective factors are variables that contribute to the overall score in intelligence, but are not made up of intelligence-related items. (
  • The AIS is the foundation for the Injury Severity Score (ISS) which assesses the overall injury severity of the patient. (
  • A comparison of Injury Severity Score and New Injury Severity Score after penetrating trauma: A prospective analysis. (
  • The AIS is the basis for the Injury Severity Score (ISS), which is the most widely used measure of injury severity in patients with trauma. (
  • Therefore, decisions for individual patients should never be based solely on a statistically derived injury severity score. (
  • The injury severity score: development and potential usefulness. (
  • Osler T, Baker SP, Long W. A modification of the injury severity score that both improves accuracy and simplifies scoring. (
  • Injury severity was determined prospectively as the Injury Severity Score. (
  • La gravedad del traumatismo se determinó prospectivamente mediante la Injury Severity Score . (
  • A log-binomial regression model was used to evaluate the relative risk of each covariate on the Injury Severity Score. (
  • Head injury severity was categorized using the Abbreviated Injury Score (AIS). (
  • Methods: TBI patients (head Abbreviated Injury Scale score 3+) were identified from the San Diego County trauma registry. (
  • The scale is comprised of 6 risk factors, including location and volume of hematoma, duration and extent of preoperative cerebral herniation, Glasgow Coma Scale score, and presence of preoperative shock, with a total score ranging from 0 to 18 points. (
  • Physiologic such as the Trauma Score, and Glasgow Coma Scale. (
  • This classification relies upon an internationally recognised anatomical scoring system known as the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and the Injury Severity Score (ISS) 2 . (
  • The AIS and ISS is used by accredited staff at each hospital trauma service to score individual patient injuries and their severity, and provides a common tool for comparing and selecting patient records for inclusion in the NSW Trauma Registry. (
  • Patients with injuries classified as moderate are identified for the NSW Trauma Registry when they have an Injury Severity Score of 13 or 14 (ISS 13,14). (
  • The Injury Severity Score (ISS) is an internationally recognised anatomical scoring system that provides an overall score for patients with multiple injuries. (
  • Motorcycle riders who had not worn a helmet were found to have a significantly lower first Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score, and a significantly higher percentage was found to present with unconscious status, head and neck injury, and cranial fracture compared to those who had worn a helmet. (
  • The TraumaRegister DGU™ (TR-DGU) has used the Revised Injury Severity Classification (RISC) score for outcome adjustment since 2003. (
  • The Trauma and Injury Severity Score (TRISS) developed with data from the Major Trauma Outcome Study did consider these aspects, and it became the most frequently used tool for outcome adjustment and benchmarking in trauma registries [ 3 ]. (
  • The scale provides a score in the range from 0 to 6 points, where 0 is the best result. (
  • The scale score = 2 predicted full recovery, which was confirmed by a ROC curve analysis with the area under the curve (AUC)=0.931 (excellent accuracy) and by Youden's index of 0.7222. (
  • The main criterion which determines the type of TBI is the patient's score on the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS). (
  • For Auckland DHB and Counties Manukau Health (using AIS 1998), we used an Injury Severity Score (ISS) greater than 15. (
  • However, motorcyclists had significantly higher Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) scores for facial injuries and the maximum AIS score than did bicyclists. (
  • Development and validation of a complementary map to enhance the existing 1998 to 2008 Abbreviated Injury Scale map. (
  • Methods: Hospital discharge data from four states and a national survey were used to identify traumatic injuries (1998-2009). (
  • Committee on injury scaling: The abbreviated injury scale 1990 revision, update 1998. (
  • METHODS: Outcome and injury scoring data were obtained from transfused patients admitted to 23 Level I trauma centers. (
  • Background: Prediction of outcome after traumatic brain injury (TBI) remains elusive. (
  • Main outcome measures Head Injury Criterion and Neck Injury Criterion were derived for head banging styles and both popular heavy metal songs and easy listening music controls. (
  • corpus callosum injury (CCI) is recently considered to be one factor associated with poor outcome in patients with TBI. (
  • The outcomes at 6 months after injury were evaluated using the Extended Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS-E). Finally, the authors evaluated the correlation between the severity of the IVH on CT and the number of CCI lesions on MRI. (
  • The primary outcome was discharge Pediatric Cerebral Performance Category Scale [PCPC] and Pediatric Overall Performance category Scale [POPC]. (
  • As part of a prospective study of the cerebrovascular effects of head injury, 54 moderate and severely injured patients underwent 184 133Xe-cerebral blood flow (CBF) studies to determine the relationship between the period of maximum blood flow and outcome. (
  • 5,6,22] Not surprisingly, ischemia (CBF ¾ 18 ml/100 g/minute) also correlates with poor outcome, regardless of when documented, although it has been observed most often within 24 hours of injury. (
  • Researchers use multiple independent variables (eg, age, injury severity) to predict the dependent variable (or outcome). (
  • The impact of the AIS 2005 revision on injury severity scores and clinical outcome measures. (
  • Admission physiology, organ injury and outcome were assessed. (
  • But already in the 1980s, it became clear that the patient's physiological response to an injury, as well as age, are important predictors of outcome, too. (
  • Goal-oriented management of traumatic brain injury (TBI) can save the lives and/or improve the long-term outcome of millions of affected patients worldwide. (
  • We aimed to develop and validate a simple prognostic scale using admission characteristics to predict functioning outcome at 6-months post admission in patients with different degrees of brain injury without immediate neurosurgical intervention. (
  • We created the simple prognostic scale based on the medical admission data from 184 neurology department patients after TBI and 6-months outcome according to the Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS). (
  • Our scale has good performance and could be a future clinical tool in predicting the recovery outcome of patients who suffered TBI without surgical treatment. (
  • Our hypothesis is that positive detection of MDRO in severely injured patients is associated with a less favorable outcome.MethodsRetrospective study of four level-1 trauma centers including all patients after major trauma with an injury sev. (
  • Outcome measures are melatonin secretion profile, sleep complaints measured using the Pittsburgh scale and daytime sleepiness measured using the Epworth sleep scale. (
  • Mechanical ventilation duration, extrarenal epuration, ICU length of stay, neurological outcome evaluated by disability rating scale (DRS-F) at ICU discharge and at 90 days post trauma, death at ICU discharge and 90 days. (
  • Depressive symptoms occur in approximately half of trauma patients, negatively impacting on functional outcome and quality of life following severe head injury. (
  • It is the system of choice for coding single injuries and is the foundation for methods assessing multiple injuries or for assessing cumulative effects of more than one injury. (
  • This training covers the history of injury scaling methods, coding rules and conventions, and methods for assessing the multiple injury patient. (
  • METHODS This retrospective observational study was based on the American College of Surgeons Trauma Quality Improvement Program database, which was searched for all patients with isolated severe blunt head injury who had an ICP monitor placed in the 2-year period from 2013 to 2014. (
  • METHODS Case-control study of 78 children presenting to an accident and emergency (A&E) department having sustained an injury while travelling in a car, and 97 children attending an A&E outpatient clinic with conditions unrelated to road traffic accidents. (
  • AIS is one of the most common anatomic scales for traumatic injuries. (
  • Clinicians should maintain a high index of suspicion for concomitant traumatic injuries. (
  • Among those admitted, significantly fewer (p = 0.001) motorcyclists (32.2%) sustained head injury compared with other MVI victims (46.8%) but among the motorcyclists with head injury, more than one third (34.2%) had severe head injury. (
  • The sensitivity of the initial pan-scan was 84.6% for head and neck injuries, 79.6% for facial injuries, 86.7% for thoracic injuries, 85.7% for abdominal injuries and 86.2% for pelvic injuries. (
  • Specificity was 98.9% for head and neck injuries, 99.1% for facial injuries, 98.9% for thoracic injuries, 97.5% for abdominal injuries and 99.8% for pelvic injuries. (
  • Children are more susceptible than adults to serious injury secondary to blunt abdominal trauma. (
  • a negative abdominal examination and the absence of comorbid injuries do not completely rule out an intra-abdominal injury in these patients. (
  • This supplement provides evidence-based recommendations for the evaluation and management of blunt abdominal injuries in children, including injuries to specific organs. (
  • A negative abdominal examination and the absence of comorbid injuries do not completely rule out an intra-abdominal injury. (
  • A negative FAST examination is not sufficient to rule out the presence of an intra-abdominal injury, but a positive FAST examination should prompt an immediate abdominal CT scan in a hemodynamically stable patient. (
  • Blunt abdominal trauma is the third most common cause of pediatric deaths from trauma, but it is the most common unrecognized fatal injury. (
  • This supplement discusses common mechanisms and injuries seen in children with blunt abdominal trauma and takes a closer look at evaluation and management techniques. (
  • Background: Hospitalization-based estimates of trends in injury incidence are also affected by trends in health care practices and payer coverage that may differentially impact minor injuries. (
  • Incidence of non-fatal injury events was 48 per 100 000 jumps. (
  • The aim was to describe the incidence of neck injuries following whiplash trauma during one year, from a well-defined area served by a single hospital, and the resulting long-term sick leave during a five-year follow-up. (
  • The incidence of neck injuries following whiplash trauma is believed to be over 300 per 100,000 person-year after traffic collisions [ 1 ]. (
  • In the first study from 1985-86 including all ages, the incidence of neck injuries was 117 per 100,000 person-year [ 9 ]. (
  • reported that the incidence of "neck sprains" from non-traffic injury events among patients of all ages increased from 5.5 per 100,000 person-year in 1970-74 to 24.1 per 100,000 person-year in 1990-94 [ 5 ]. (
  • The performance of the trauma system can be measured using information on the incidence of injury (where prevention has a role), the severity of injury, and death resulting from injury (where the process of care is important). (
  • Healthcare professionals and legislators play an important role in raising awareness and reducing the incidence of childhood injuries in Singapore. (
  • American Association for Automotive Medicine (1985) Abbreviated injury scale, 1985 revision. (
  • [1] The original WAIS (Form I) was published in February 1955 by David Wechsler , as a revision of the Wechsler-Bellevue Intelligence Scale, released in 1939. (
  • Classification system for assessing impact injury severity developed and published by the American Association for Automotive Medicine. (
  • Classification of comorbidity in trauma: the reliability of pre-injury ASA physical status classification. (
  • The key criterion for including a patient record in the NSW Trauma Registry is a classification of injuries as moderate to critical. (
  • The ISS is a calculated number which is based on an anatomical injury severity classification, the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS). (
  • Regarding cervical injuries, two patients had cervical fractures and one patient had an atlantoaxial subluxation. (
  • From the injury register of Umeå University Hospital, the year 2001's data set of soft tissue neck injuries and fractures was extracted. (
  • A few (6%) had fractures, however, their average sick-leave time was not significantly longer than the sick leave of those with only soft tissue injuries. (
  • Traumatic brain injuries were most common in collision cases whereas upper extremity fractures were most common in other crashes. (
  • Thirty-three patients (25.4%) had maxillofacial fractures, with 41 fracture lines while 103 patients (79.2%) had dental injuries and 57 patients (43.8%) had soft-tissue injuries. (
  • The pan-scan algorithms reduce, but do not eliminate, the risk of missed injuries, and they should not replace close monitoring and clinical follow-up of patients with major trauma. (
  • and symptoms largely reflect a functional disturbance rather than a structural injury and, as such, no abnormality is seen on standard structural neuroimaging studies (4) results in a range of clinical signs and symptoms that may or may not involve loss of consciousness. (
  • 11, 12 It may be that chronic pain after whiplash injury is as common in Germany as it is in many Western countries, but our clinical experience in primary care centres (rather than tertiary care referral centres, which may concentrate rare conditions) offers no evidence of this. (
  • From a clinical perspective, trauma secondary to inertial loads belongs to the lower end of the Abbreviated Injury Scale, and no specific diagnostic techniques are available to quantitatively document the injury. (
  • This investigation will explore the impact of 8 weeks of citicoline treatment on cognitive function, clinical state and substance use in 40 individuals with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). (
  • Injury severity scoring is indispensable in stratifying patients into comparable groups for prospective clinical trials. (
  • In this study, we tested the clinical feasibility and reliability of a novel pre-operative risk scoring system (EDH-MCI scale) in the guidance of surgical decision-making. (
  • Apply basic principles of injury scoring in clinical and research scenarios. (
  • The NSW Trauma Services Plan requires NSW ITIM to monitor and report on the performance of individual Trauma Services to ensure that performance is consistent with the standard of care, and to manage a state-wide clinical injury data collection process. (
  • Major injuries occurred in 21% (31/147), and death was more likely in those with head, chest and neck injuries. (
  • In fact, there is a paucity of literature focusing on the reproduction of rear impact-induced neck injuries due to a single-event rear impact. (
  • Neck injuries following whiplash trauma can lead to long-term sequelae. (
  • Neck injuries following whiplash trauma arise from both traffic and non-traffic injury events and affect people of all ages. (
  • to identify factors associated with major injury and death from SVRO accidents. (
  • SVROs accounted for 30% of all accidents and 29% of all injuries and deaths (441 people) in the whole of the NT over the study period. (
  • The significant contribution of SVROs to injury from motor vehicle accidents worldwide has been poorly recognised in the medical literature, apart from reports of rollover accidents resulting from agricultural tractors 2 and all-terrain vehicles. (
  • The aims of our study were to assess the extent of the problem of SVRO accidents in the "Top End" of the NT, identify possible contributing factors, and identify features of SVRO accidents that are associated with major injury and death. (
  • DeHaven H (1952) The site, frequency and dangerousness of injury sustained by 800 survivors of light plane accidents. (
  • A field evaluation of real-life motor vehicle accidents: presence of unrestrained objects and their association with distribution and severity of patient injuries. (
  • Road traffic accidents (RTAs) are a major cause of death and injury to children, 1 and account for a quarter of all deaths in those of schoolgoing age in the United Kingdom. (
  • Yet, while most fatalities from motor vehicle accidents do occur in frontal impact, rear impact accounts for the greatest number of occupant related injuries [1, 2]. (
  • There is strong evidence that a substantial number of fatal as well as nonfatal injuries in road traffic accidents result from alcohol consumption and abuse. (
  • Injuries related to childcare products, playground and road traffic accidents are also important causes. (
  • This study encompasses the largest series of injured bicyclists reported to date and provides important information on the epidemiology of bicycle crashes and risk factors associated with severe injury. (
  • Hence, it is important to understand the epidemiology and risk factors of childhood injuries locally. (
  • The epidemiology, mechanisms of injury, risk factors and recommended prevention strategies of unintentional childhood injuries were reviewed and described. (
  • Comparing injury rates from different countries can suggest priorities for research and intervention, and provide insights into the effectiveness of prevention strategies. (
  • This programme of research has been commissioned by the New Zealand Injury Prevention Strategy (NZIPS) secretariat. (
  • They also inform injury prevention strategies, monitor changing patterns of injury and associated management, and facilitate comparison of management across institutions. (
  • 2004) World report on road traffic injury prevention. (
  • Lindqvist, K., Timpka, T. and Schelp, L. (2001) Evaluation of inter-organizational traffic injury prevention in a WHO Safe Community. (
  • Lindqvist, K., Timpka, T. and Schelp, L. (1996) Ten years of experiences from a participatory community-based injury prevention program in Motala, Sweden. (
  • Svanstr?m, L. (2000) Evidence-based injury prevention and safety promotion: State-of-the-art. (
  • To create a basis for prevention of modern skydiving injuries. (
  • A basis for prevention was created, showing a potential for reduction of frequency and severity of injuries with training and technical interventions. (
  • Conclusions Prevention of serious bicycle injuries cannot be accomplished through helmet use alone, and may require separation of cyclists from motor vehicles, and delaying cycling until children are developmentally ready. (
  • Such information is necessary to develop prevention strategies for those bicyclist injuries not amenable to the effective protection offered by helmets. (
  • The benefits of becoming a nationally trained trauma registrar include a standardized approach for valid data collection for use in supporting the trauma programs efforts in research, performance improvement & patient safety, and injury prevention. (
  • This underscores the development of road safety and injury prevention programmes for cyclists alongside the cycling promotion strategies. (
  • The plan also positions NSW ITIM to develop partnerships with injury stakeholders in order to build an improved critical mass for research and education across the spectrum of trauma prevention care and rehabilitation. (
  • Thus, greater efforts in public health education in understanding childhood injuries, coupled with more research studies to evaluate the effectiveness and deficiencies of current prevention strategies will be necessary. (
  • Manual coding of all injuries was performed and ISS and NISS scores were calculated for both versions of the AIS scale. (
  • The additional information from the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) about involvement of other body systems might prevent complications and improve outcomes. (
  • 1) Provide an overview of the key threats to validity of international comparisons of fatal and non-fatal outcomes, 2) Review international comparisons of fatal injury for each of the 6 NZIPS priority areas. (
  • In the current study, Euro NCAP pedestrian scoring was compared with real-life injury outcomes in car-to-pedestrian and car-tobicyclist crashes occurring in Sweden. (
  • The objective of the current study was to evaluate outcomes of a program to prevent traffic injuries among the different social strata under WHO Safe Community Program. (
  • Further study of the possible mechanisms and effect of TXA on brain injury and neurologic outcomes is warranted. (
  • Setting The Prospective Outcomes of Injury Study, New Zealand. (
  • Participants 2626 injured New Zealand workers aged 18-64 years were identified from the Prospective Outcomes of Injury Study recruited form New Zealand's monopoly injury compensation provider injury claims register: 2092 completed the 12-month interview (80% follow-up) and 2082 completed the 24-month interview (79% follow-up). (
  • Intensive care treatments associated with favorable discharge outcomes in Argentine children with severe traumatic brain injury: For the South American Guideline Adherence Group. (
  • R. P. Snaith, "The hospital anxiety and depression scale," Health and Quality of Life Outcomes , vol. 10, pp. 1-11, 2003. (
  • Assessing outcomes objectively is challenging, but the evolution of injury severity scoring systems with sufficient precision and reproducibility now permits trauma centers to compare their processes and outcomes, facilitating identification of best practices that form the foundations of quality improvement programs. (
  • This was evaluated by comparing outcomes to a variety of injury risk measures. (
  • Background: An association between hypoxia and poor outcomes from traumatic brain injury (TBI) is well documented. (
  • The relative weighting of each individual component of the scale was determined from the relative change of the odds of unfavourable outcomes among development group. (
  • To examine the factors that influence substantial injuries for pregnant women and negative fetal outcomes in motor vehicle collisions (MVCs), a retrospective analysis using the National Automotive Sampling System/Crashworthiness Data System was performed in Shiga University of Medical Science. (
  • The aim of this study is to investigate the experiences, unmet needs and outcomes of parents of physically injured children 0-12 years over the 2 year period following injury. (
  • An AIS-Code of 6 is not the arbitrary code for a deceased patient or fatal injury, but the code for injuries specifically assigned an AIS 6 severity. (
  • No international comparisons of non-fatal injury were undertaken as it was agreed at the outset the threats to validity of such an exercise and the difficulties associated with obtaining data precluded this. (
  • While counting and comparing deaths from injury is less problematic than comparisons of non-fatal injury rates, it can still produce results that are unreliable or difficult to interpret. (
  • Figure 1 shows a recent comparison of New Zealand with a selection of other similar countries using data on all fatal injuries combined from 2000-2002 1 . (
  • Comprises order to reduce labour pain and possibly shorten labour.a classification of injuries with each given a 6-digit code (the Thought to act by making the uterus more spherical duringlast indicating severity, with 1 ¼ minor and 6 ¼ fatal). (
  • The influence of factors such as age, motor vehicle involvement, and speed at the time of the crash on the severity of non-fatal injuries is largely unknown. (
  • One purpose was also to adopt this method in a data collection of fatal crashes in Sweden and examine injury causation mechanisms. (
  • AIMS To quantify the increased risk of non-fatal injury when children travel unrestrained in a car, and to identify other preventable risk factors. (
  • 1 Of those children killed or seriously injured in a road traffic accident, 16% are car passengers, 2 and 10% of all fatal injuries to children occur in this group. (
  • 11 12 We report a case-control study of the effectiveness of seat restraint use, which was designed to overcome some of these shortcomings, to quantify the increased risk of non-fatal injury to which children are exposed when they travel unrestrained in a car, and to identify any other potentially preventable risk factors. (
  • 0. No fatal injury occurred during the study period. (
  • The burden of fatal and hospitalised injuries among pedal cyclists is considerable and has been increasing over the last decade. (
  • The objectives of this study were to describe characteristics of occupants in the front and rear rows of model year 2000 and newer vehicles involved in crashes and determine the risk of serious injury for restrained crash-involved rear row occupants and the relative risk of fatal injury for restrained rear row vs. front passenger seat occupants by age group, impact direction, and vehicle model year. (
  • Fatalities from childhood injuries are just the tip of the burgeoning iceberg, the morbidity implications of non-fatal childhood injuries contribute to significant healthcare and social burden as well as cost considerations. (
  • Physical injury data was drawn from the National Minimum Dataset (NMDS), which is available from public hospitals for all DHBs. (
  • Patients Individuals treated in the emergency department or dying from bicycle related injuries. (
  • In the United States, the toll of bicycle injuries is approximately 900 deaths, 23 000 hospital admissions, 580 000 emergency department visits, and approximately 1.2 million physician office visits each year. (
  • There are now numerous reports in the literature on bicycle injuries from medical examiner offices, hospitals, and emergency departments. (
  • This study aimed to determine the injuries sustained by helmeted motorcyclists presenting to the emergency Department (ED). (
  • Inclusion criterion was initial diagnosis 'multiple-organ injury' among patients transported by the Emergency Medical Service (EMS). (
  • Cases were all 78 children aged 13 years and under presenting to the accident and emergency (A&E) department at the Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital with injuries sustained in a RTA while travelling as a passenger between December 1989 and November 1990. (
  • Dr. Amado Alejandro Báez MD MSc initiated his involvement with trauma and injuries while working as an Emergency medical Services provider in Santo Domingo Dominican Republic in the early 1990's. (
  • Next the independent validation of the scale based on data from 96 emergency department patients after TBI was done. (
  • Singapore is no exception to this tragic fact, with childhood injuries accounting up to 37% of Emergency Department visits. (
  • In the United States, almost 14% of emergency department visits in the population under 18 years of age are injury related [ 6 ]. (
  • Concerns are ongoing with regard to the potential for LMWH to exacerbate bleeding in the trauma patient with multiple injuries. (
  • This is thought to be secondary to the increased prevalence of multiple severe injuries in the same body region in patients with penetrating injuries, which the ISS does not account for. (
  • Restriction to severe injuries provided a markedly different overall picture of trends. (
  • Between July 2006 and December 2008, a total of 982 patients with suspected severe injuries underwent single-pass pan-scanning at a metropolitan trauma centre. (
  • On average, patients who underwent ICP/PbO 2 monitoring were younger and had more severe injuries than patients who received ICP monitoring alone. (
  • 001). Conclusions: The number of fracture lines and the use of intermaxillary fixation were independent factors influencing long-term hospitalization of both bicyclists and motorcyclists with oral and maxillofacial injuries. (
  • Defining major trauma using the 2008 Abbreviated Injury Scale. (
  • Public hospitals with major trauma registers reported approximately 700 admissions for major trauma injuries each year. (
  • We defined major trauma patients according to the Abbreviated Injury Scale used at the relevant hospital [2] . (
  • Kingma J, ten Vergert EM, Werkman HA, ten Duis HJ, Klasen HJ (1994) A turbo pascal program to convert ICD-9CM coded injury diagnosis into injury severity scores: ICDTOAIS. (
  • The cohort study comprised 629 patients admitted to a Level I trauma center with a diagnosis of severe traumatic brain injury over a period of 3 years. (
  • It is necessary to note that the use of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta may increase bleeding in sites proximal to occlusions, even in the case of minor injuries without active bleeding at the initial diagnosis. (
  • Motorcyclists remain vulnerable to extremity injury and to severe chest injury. (
  • Leth PM, Ibsen M. Abbreviated injury scale scoring in traffic fatalities: comparison of computerized tomography and autopsy. (
  • Trauma-related data: number and type of trauma-related organ injuries, initial GCS, presence of mydriasis at initial management. (
  • Spinal cord injury with complete or incomplete motor paralysis. (
  • It is a common complication in major CNS injuries, such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and stroke. (
  • Sensory Symptom Profiles of Patients with Neuropathic Pain after Spinal Cord Injury. (
  • Individuals experiencing neuropathic pain (NP) after spinal cord injury (SCI) present with a variety of pain descriptors in different combinations and at different intensities. (
  • Spinal Epidural Hematoma Due To Tyre Blast Injury: A Case Report. (
  • To evaluate the relationship between secretion of melatonin and sleep quality in spinal cord injury patients versus a database of healthy volunteers. (
  • The study aims to explore the profiles of melatonin secretion in patients with spinal cord injuries and comparing melatonin profiles with a database of healthy volunteers. (
  • The investigators will further analyse the results looking at the severity of spinal cord injury using the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and the level of the injury. (
  • abstract of medical records for injury data. (
  • However, among those with thoracic injury, 79.2% of motorcyclists had severe thoracic injury, significantly more (p = 0.04) than 50% of other MVI patients. (
  • The resulting thoracic injury severity was determined using detailed autopsy and was classified using the Abbreviated Injury Scale. (
  • resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta may have been the cause of the increased bleeding of the thoracic injury at the proximal site of the aorta occlusion. (
  • Tranexamic acid has also been hypothesized to prevent secondary brain injury in patients with traumatic brain injury. (
  • It's a critical question for neurosurgical nurses and other professionals when evaluating patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). (
  • Despite these recommendations, many children begin using the vehicle belt prematurely, 1 which puts them at an increased risk for serious injuries in a crash. (
  • Pedestrians and bicyclists account for a significant share of deaths and serious injuries in the road transport system. (
  • Non-fatally injured skydivers were sent a questionnaire asking for event and injury details (response rate 89%), and supplementary hospital records were retrieved for the most serious injuries (n = 85). (
  • The most serious injuries were experienced by licensed skydivers, but students in training had a higher injury rate and more often left the sport because of the injury. (
  • Trampolining can cause serious injuries, especially in the neck and elbow areas of young children. (
  • Kinematics of belted fatalities in frontal collisions : A new approach in deep studies of injury mechanisms. (
  • It has been shown that thiopental causes a greater fall in blood pressure than midazolam or etomidate, thereby reducing cerebral perfusion pressure and contributing to secondary brain injury. (
  • The next five reports dealt with five NZIPS priority areas namely: motor vehicle traffic crashes, assault, work-related injury, intentional self-harm, drowning and near drowning. (
  • The injury producing mechanism in SO crashes is characterized by occupant upper body impacts in the side structure (door, a-pillar) of the car. (
  • The response and risk of injury for occupants in frontal crashes are more severe when structural deformation occurs in the vehicle interior. (
  • Non-collision crashes (40%) and collisions with a car, pick-up truck or van (26%) accounted for two thirds of the cycling injuries. (
  • However, these figures are unlikely to represent an accurate profile of cycling injuries because it is not clear how "serious injury" was defined, and crashes are generally reported to the police only if a motor vehicle is involved. (
  • We designed the PATRES (Pan-Scan for Trauma Resuscitation) study to assess the accuracy of the pan-scan in detecting injuries to different body regions in patients with suspected major blunt trauma. (
  • Organ injury and genomic changes associated with severe blunt trauma. (
  • Objective To investigate the risks of mild traumatic brain injury and neck injury associated with head banging, a popular dance form accompanying heavy metal music. (
  • Young people at heavy metal concerts often report being dazed and confused, possible symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury. (
  • Despite the fact that mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) accounts for 80-90% of traumatic brain injury cases, patients with TBI are a very heterogeneous group. (
  • Injury severity was measured through hospital record review with the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS). (
  • Conclusions: Severity restriction may improve occupational injury trend estimates by reducing temporal biases such as increasingly restrictive hospital admission practices, constricting workers' compensation coverage, and decreasing identification/reporting of minor work-related injuries. (
  • The findings of the scan were independently evaluated by two reviewers who analyzed the injuries to five body regions and compared the results to a synopsis of hospital charts, subsequent imaging and interventional procedures. (
  • To describe the mechanism, location and types of injury for all patients treated for trampoline-associated injuries at St Olav's University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway, from March 2001to October 2004. (
  • The course is designed for trauma nurses/coordinators, registrars, physicians, hospital records personnel and researchers or engineers who are responsible for injury databases. (
  • We investigated exposure-based rates and profiles of traffic injuries sustained by pedal cyclists that resulted in death or hospital inpatient treatment in New Zealand, one of the most car dependent countries. (
  • To examine the relationship between blood alcohol concentration and characteristics of injury in trauma patients admitted to a major teaching hospital. (
  • Benchmarking of hospital results needs to consider the case mix and the injury pattern, and scientific analyses have to deal with the comparability of study groups. (
  • The trauma Atlas domain presents injury indicators using data from hospital based trauma registries where they exist and the Ministry of Health's National Collections database. (
  • People aged 65 years and over who are admitted to hospital as a result of physical injury are twice as likely to die as those aged 25-64 years. (
  • Indicators 1-3 include all people admitted to hospital with physical injuries between 2012 and 2014. (
  • This indicator shows how many people from across New Zealand were admitted to hospital as a result of physical injury, according to where those people live. (
  • Hospital records from 2011 through 2018 were reviewed for all patients who had sustained oral and maxillofacial injuries in bicycle or motorcycle collisions and had presented at a university hospital which was the only hospital in the region attended 24 hours per day by oral and maxillofacial surgeons. (
  • Furthermore, identification of the mechanisms of injury and derivation of injury thresholds are limited. (
  • Binder reduction corresponds with decreased pelvic haematoma volume in rotationally unstable injuries. (
  • Head and neck injury. (
  • Conclusion To minimise the risk of head and neck injury, head bangers should decrease their range of head and neck motion, head bang to slower tempo songs by replacing heavy metal with adult oriented rock, only head bang to every second beat, or use personal protective equipment. (
  • Little formal injury research has been conducted on the world wide phenomenon of head banging, even though case reports indicate the inherent risks in this activity, especially in head and neck injury. (
  • Results suggest a lower risk of head and neck injury with wheelchair headrest use. (
  • Both physical and mathematical models of the head or head and neck, have been used to establish measurable parameters to assess injury risk [6, 7]. (
  • Reduction of traffic injuries in the intervention area between 1983 and 1989 was likely to be attributable to the success of safety promotion program. (
  • The ability of various mechanical parameters and combinations of parameters to assess the observed injury severities was examined and resulted in the observation that belt restraint systems generally had higher injury rates than air bag restraint systems for the same level of mechanical responses. (
  • To provide better injury evaluations from observed mechanical parameters without prior knowledge of what restraint system was being used, a dichotomous process was developed. (
  • PCPS consists of a large-scale, child-specific crash surveillance system: insurance claims from State Farm (Bloomington, IL) function as the source of subjects, with a validated telephone survey and on-site crash investigations serving as the primary sources of data. (
  • T rauma registries are an essential means of measuring the extent of injury through the collation and effective use of detailed data on injured patients. (
  • 1 , 2 Trauma registries also provide an important source of data for determining the financial costs of injury. (
  • Other than benchmarks for probability of death, which are based on estimations developed in the United States 20 years ago, there are no normative data to allow routine benchmarking of the performance of injury management in Australasian trauma systems. (
  • In 2003, the vision for a binational pool of data on injury of a defined severity took shape in the form of the Australian and New Zealand National Trauma Registry Consortium (NTRC). (
  • Data on all reported injury events (n = 257) in Swedish skydiving 1999-2003 (total 539 885 jumps) were retrieved from the Swedish Parachute Association. (
  • Most data were recorded prospectively, but data on the mechanism of injury, the number of participants on the trampoline at the time of injury, adult supervision and whether the activity occurred at school or in another organised setting were collected retrospectively. (
  • Because airbag-related injuries are associated with out-of-position children and small adult females, additional experimental data are needed to better estimate human tolerance. (
  • Using longitudinal cohort data, we found a multidimensional set of predictors of work absence that differed at 12 and 24 months following injury. (
  • The Swedish Social Insurance Agency provided five-year post-injury data on sick leave in 2006. (
  • Accurate and consistent application of the AIS is fundamental to sound injury data collection globally. (
  • Pooled data analyses in previous studies that grouped substances with opposite effects on the central nervous system (CNS) may have masked the influence of substances on injury severity. (
  • Data from NASS-CDS were used to describe characteristics of occupants in the front and rear rows and to determine the risk of serious injury (AIS 3+) for restrained rear row occupants by occupant age, vehicle model year, and impact direction. (
  • According to the latest World Health Organization's (WHO) data repository for 2015, injuries accounted for 364,824 deaths in infants and children aged between 0-4 years [ 5 ]. (
  • Different trauma mechanism and their sequelae are elucidated, as well as the respective gold standard of medical treatment of these injuries by means of modern trauma surgery. (
  • Shock waves are the main mechanism that is responsible for blast injuries. (
  • However, the physical examination and mechanism of injury should be used to guide the evaluation and choice of diagnostic testing. (
  • The history and physical examination, combined with the mechanism of injury, should be used to develop a thoughtful and directed diagnostic workup. (
  • Laing, G.J. and Logan, S. (1999) Patterns of unintentional injury in childhood and their relation to socio-economic factors. (