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Category: Trauma

Title: Use of reverse shock index times GCS to predict Peds trauma needs

Keywords: Reverse shock index, Peds trauma, prediction (PubMed Search)

Posted: 11/18/2023 by Robert Flint, MD (Emailed: 11/19/2023)
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This small study suggests using reverse shock index times the Glasgow Comma Scake score may give a prognostication on pediatric trauma severity and resource utilization. 



Use of prehospital reverse shock index times Glasgow Coma Scale to identify children who require the most immediate trauma care

Reppucci, Marina L. MD; et al. 

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 95(3):p 347-353, September 2023. | DOI: