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THE TRAUMA AUDIT AND RESEARCH NETWORK

20

2Years of Severe Injury in Children (ISS > 15)

Interaction of AIS 3+ injuries & associated mortality

Head

Spine

Chest

Abdomen

Limbs

Pelvis

Head

11 (27.5%)

30 (19.9%)

10 (34.5%)

10 (12.2%)

2 (16.7%)

Spine

11 (27.5%)

6 (21.4%)

4 (50%)

2 (22.2%)

1 (25%)

Chest

30 (19.9%)

6 (21.4%)

12 (16.2%)

10 (17.9%)

2 (10.5%)

Abdomen

10 (34.5%)

4 (50%)

12 (16.2%)

1 (6.7%)

1 (11.1%)

Limbs

10 (12.2%)

2 (22.2%)

10 (17.9%)

1 (6.7%)

1 (6.3%)

Pelvis

2 (16.7%)

1 (25%)

2 (10.5%)

1 (11.1%)

1 (6.3%)

Values are in the format of; number of patients that died (mortality %) within each category i.e. 12 patients with AIS 3+

injuries to the chest and abdomen died representing a mortality rate of 16.2% for patients in this group. Please note patients

may appear in multiple groups.