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Peripheral Vascular Trauma

, March 07, 2002

Peripheral Vascular Trauma
Karim Brohi, trauma.org 7:3, March 2002


Vascular injury has two main consequences - haemorrhage and ischaemia. Or, in the words of an anonymous…

Penetrating Neck Injury

, June 07, 2002

Penetrating Neck Injury

Karim Brohi, trauma.org 7:6, June 2002


The management of penetrating neck trauma has changed over the past two decades from mandatory exploration of…

Revised Trauma Score

Revised Trauma Score and Desktop Calculator

Karim Brohi, London, UK, March 10, 2007


The Revised Trauma Score is a physiological scoring system, with high inter-rater reliability and demonstrated accuracy in predicting death. It is scored from the first set…

Organ Injury Scaling - Kidney

AAST Organ Injury Scale - Kidney

, February 16, 2009

AAST Organ Injury Scale Scores for the Kidney - matched to AIS-90 codes. Use Abbreviated Injury Scale Scores (AIS) for Injury Severity Scoring (ISS).


An overview of pneumothoraces - diagnosis & management

, May 09, 2009

Diagnosis & management of simple pneumothorax