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J Trauma Inj. 2015 Sep;28(3):177-181. Korean. Original Article.
Lee SY , Cheon YJ , Han C .
Department of Emergency Medicine, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine, Mokdong Hospital, Seoul, Korea.

PURPOSE: Assessment of the trauma severity associated with the prognosis of trauma patients. But we are having a lot of difficulties in assess the severity because of scarcity of current first-aid records resources. METHODS: We presumed that Applying the Revised trauma score which consist of vital signs and GCS score will be helpful to assess the sevirity.This study covers the 10069 patient of Ewah womans hospital (2011.1.1.-2014.12.31) who are able to verify the GCS score from fist-aid records. RESULTS: There is no distinctions between prehospital RTS and hospital RTS. And shows high level of correlation between prehospital RTS and ISS. CONCLUSION: Therefore we conclude that checking the GCS and RTS at prehospital state will be help to assess the severity of trauma patients.

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