Childhood falls: characteristics, outcome, and comparison of the Injury Severity Score and New Injury Severity Score.

Bulut M., Koksal Ö. , Korkmaz A., Turan M., Ozguc H.

Emergency medicine journal : EMJ, vol.23, no.7, pp.540-5, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/emj.2005.029439
  • Title of Journal : Emergency medicine journal : EMJ
  • Page Numbers: pp.540-5


Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the general characteristics of childhood falls, factors affecting on mortality, and to compare the Injury Severity Score (ISS) and the New Injury Severity Score (NISS) as predictors of mortality and length of hospital stay in childhood falls.