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Leukocytosis as prognostic indicator of major injury.

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1 Key Question 1: For patients with known or suspected trauma who are treated out-of-hospital by EMS personnel, what is the predictive utility of measures of circulatory compromise or derivative measures (e.g., the shock index) for predicting serious injury requiring transport to the highest level trauma center available? 1a: How does the predictive utility of the studied measures of circulatory compromise vary across age groups (e.g., children or the elderly)? Specifically, what values for the different age ranges are supported by the evidence?
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Title Leukocytosis as prognostic indicator of major injury.
Author Paladino L., Subramanian RA., Bonilla E., Sinert RH.
Country State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.
Year 2010
Numbers Pubmed ID: 21293764

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