ABBREVIATED INJURY SCALES
\ɐbɹˈiːvɪˌe͡ɪtɪd ˈɪnd͡ʒəɹi skˈe͡ɪlz], \ɐbɹˈiːvɪˌeɪtɪd ˈɪndʒəɹi skˈeɪlz], \ɐ_b_ɹ_ˈiː_v_ɪ__ˌeɪ_t_ɪ_d ˈɪ_n_dʒ_ə_ɹ_i s_k_ˈeɪ_l_z]\
Definitions of ABBREVIATED INJURY SCALES
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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).
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