Prognosis in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Predicting Early Death

Prognostic score[i]  (0-20)

Predictor Category Score
Age 76-95 3
56-75 2
36-55 1
15-35 0
Motor score None 3
Untestable 2
Other 0
Pupillary reactivity None reacted 6
1 reacted 2
Other 0
Shock Yes 2
No 0
SAH Severe deposit 1
Other 0
Cisternal status Compressed/absent 3
Other 0
EDH No 2
Yes 0

Low risk 0-3 (<1% mortality); Mod risk 4-8 (between 1-10%); High 9-12 (10-50%); very high 13-20 (>50%)

[i] G\’omez, P., de-la-Cruz, J., Lora, D., Jim\’enez-Rold\’an, L., Rodr\’\iguez-Boto, G., & Sarabia, R. et al. (2014). Validation of a prognostic score for early mortality in severe head injury cases: Clinical article. Journal Of Neurosurgery, 1–9.

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