The usefulness of trauma scores in determining the life threatening condition of trauma victims for writing medical-legal reports


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BILGIN N., MERT E., Camdeviren H.

EMERGENCY MEDICINE JOURNAL, cilt.22, ss.783-787, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 22 Konu: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1136/emj.2004.019711
  • Dergi Adı: EMERGENCY MEDICINE JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.783-787

Özet

Objectives: In the Turkish legal system the severity of the victim's injury determines the severity of the criminal penalty, and the life threatening condition stated in the medical-legal report is one of the main determinants for injury severity. The aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness and usefulness of the trauma scores in determining the life threatening condition of trauma victims from the forensic aspect in order to write accurate medical-legal reports.