The Trauma Triage Rule is an adult prehospital trauma decision rule, based on systolic blood pressure, Glasgow motor score, and the presence of penetrating injury of the head, neck, or trunk. Reference: Baxt, W. G., Jones, G., & Fortlage, D. (1990). The trauma triage rule: a new, resource-based approach to the prehospital identification of major trauma victims. Annals of emergency medicine, 19(12), 1401-1406.

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Baxt, W. G.; Jones, G.; Fortlage, D.
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Baxt Trauma Triage Rule

Baxt Trauma Triage Rule: Criteria
Glasgow Coma Scale: Motor Score <5
Systolic Blood Pressure < 85 mm Hg
Potential penetrating injury of the head, neck, or trunk
Baxt Trauma Triage Rule: Result
Presence of major trauma

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