Value of the Glasgow coma scale, age, and arterial blood pressure score for predicting the mortality of major trauma patients presenting to the emergency department


Ahun E., Koksal O., SIĞIRLI D., Torun G., Donmez S. S. , ARMAĞAN E.

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.20, no.4, pp.241-247, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/tjtes.2014.76399
  • Journal Name: ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.241-247
  • Keywords: Major trauma, mortality, trauma scoring systems, MULTIPLE TRAUMA, VALIDATION, SYSTEMS

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to detect the mortality predictive power of new Glasgow coma scale, age, and arterial pressure (GAP) scoring system in major trauma patients admitted to the emergency department (ED).