A comparison of "Life threatening injury" concept in the Turkish Penal Code and trauma scoring systems


FEDAKAR R., Aydiner A. H., ERCAN İ.

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.13, no.3, pp.192-198, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

BACKGROUND To compare accuracy and to check the suitability of the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), the Revised Trauma Score (RTS), the Injury Severity Score (ISS), the New Injury Severity Score (NISS) and the Trauma and Injury Severity Score (TRISS), the scoring systems widely used in international trauma studies, in the evaluation of the "life threatening injury" concept established by the Turkish Penal Code.