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Methods of Registration and Injury Severity Scoring

  • H. J. Klasen
  • H. J. ten Duis
  • J. Kingma
Part of the Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (UICM, volume 22)

Abstract

There are several reasons why workers in the field of health care need to register the data from their patients. To facilitate patient-related research a registration system must include patient data on such factors as date of birth, sex, registration number, hospital number, address, and accurate diagnostic data. The collection and analysis of a large quantity of data on many patients requires the help of a computer. Modern computing facilities allow the storage and retrieval of information in a much shorter time. Physicians tend to develop individual registration schemes according to their preferred methods of diagnosis classification. Such a system may be helpful for one’s personal use, but the compatibility with other registration systems may be poor due to the differences in methods of classifying diagnosis. Therefore it seems useful to develop a nationally or internationally accepted method of classification.

Keywords

Injury Severity Injury Severity Score Abbreviate Injury Scale Revise Trauma Score Junior Physician 
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  • H. J. Klasen
  • H. J. ten Duis
  • J. Kingma

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