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Using the abbreviated injury severity and Glasgow Coma Scale scores to predict 2-week mortality after traumatic brain injury.

Authors
  • Timmons, Shelly D
  • Bee, Tiffany
  • Webb, Sharon
  • Diaz-Arrastia, Ramon R
  • Hesdorffer, Dale
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2011
Volume
71
Issue
5
Pages
1172–1178
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31822b0f4b
PMID: 22071922
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Anatomic and physiologic scales are useful in the prediction of mortality after TBI. We did not demonstrate any added benefit to combining the total GCS or GCS Motor Scores with the Head AIS Score in the short-term prediction of death after TBI.

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