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New vitals after injury: shock index for the young and age x shock index for the old.



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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 New vitals after injury: shock index for the young and age x shock index for the old.
Author Zarzaur BL., Croce MA., Fischer PE., Magnotti LJ., Fabian TC.
Country Department of Surgery at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA. bzarzaur@utmem.edu
Year 2008
Numbers Pubmed ID: 18498875

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