Accession Number:

AD0765429

Title:

A Prognostic Index in Critical Care Medicine.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. Sep 72-Apr 73,

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD ARSENAL ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

1973-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

The report introduces the concept of Euclidean distance to evaluate a trauma patients clinical status. The notion of derangement or distance from normality has long been a guide for clinicians to evaluate a patients condition. The concept is formalized and applied as a quantitative index of the severity of injury. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE