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Abbreviated Injury Scale

"Abbreviated Injury Scale" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Classification system for assessing impact injury severity developed and published by the American Association for Automotive Medicine. It is the system of choice for coding single injuries and is the foundation for methods assessing multiple injuries or for assessing cumulative effects of more than one injury. These include Maximum AIS (MAIS), Injury Severity Score (ISS), and Probability of Death Score (PODS).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Abbreviated Injury Scale" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Abbreviated Injury Scale" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 32 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2016
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.