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Venous glucose and arterial lactate as biochemical predictors of mortality in clinically severely injured trauma patients--a comparison with ISS and TRISS.



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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 Venous glucose and arterial lactate as biochemical predictors of mortality in clinically severely injured trauma patients--a comparison with ISS and TRISS.
Author Sammour T., Kahokehr A., Caldwell S., Hill AG.
Country Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. tsammour@middlemore.co.nz
Year 2009
Numbers Pubmed ID: 19117566

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