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Penetrating Abdominal Trauma: Guidelines for Evaluation

charles krin, Karim Brohi, London, UK, August 09, 2004

Abdominal Trauma
Evaluation of Penetrating Abdominal Trauma

Penetrating abdominal injury

The abdomen extends from the nipples to the groin crease anteriorly, and the tips of the scapulae to the…

Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) Score

Overview of the anatomical scoring tool

Karim Brohi, London, UK, March 10, 2007

Introduction

The Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) is an anatomical scoring system first introduced in 1969. Since this time it has been revised and updated against survival so that it now…