Indications and technique of resuscitative thoracotomy
, September 30, 2006
Emergency department thoractomy is performed in the emergency room for patients in traumatic arrest or profoundly shocked. This article discusses the indications for emergency department thoracotomy and describes the operative technique and resuscitative management of these patients.
TRISS - Overview & Desktop Calculator
, March 10, 2007
TRISS determines the probability of survival (Ps) of a patient from the ISS and RTS using the following formulae: