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Correlation of the RTS (Revised Trauma Score) and RAPS (Rapid Acute Physiology Score) in rotor-wing prehospital care.

Authors
  • Bertollo, S1
  • Rodenberg, H
  • 1 University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Air medical journal
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1994
Volume
13
Issue
3
Pages
91–95
Identifiers
PMID: 10132620
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We conclude that RTS and RAPS scores exhibit significant correlation in a variety of patient populations. The wide range of RAPS seen at like RTS values suggests that RAPS may be a more sensitive indicator of physiologic status in patients transported by air.

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