Pediatric Trauma Score
10.07 PEDIATRIC TRAUMA SCORE
|Weight||> 20 kg (44 lbs.)||10-20 kg (22-44 lbs.)||< 10 kg (22 lbs.)|
|Systolic B/P||> 90 mm Hg||50-90 mm Hg||< 50 mm Hg|
|Fractures||None||Closed or suspected||Multiple closed or open|
|Wounds||None||Minor*||Major, penetrating or burnsª|
|Total Score||-6 to 12, decreases with
severity of condition
9-12 - Minor trauma
6-8 - Potentially life threatening
0-5 - Life threatening
< 0 - Usually fatal
¹ No assistance required.
² Protected by patient, but requires continuous monitoring for changes, may require positioning.
³ Requires airway adjuncts NPA, OPA and ET or suctioning.
¤ Responds to voice, pain, or temporary loss of consciousness noted.
* Abrasions, minor lacerations, burns < 10% and not involving hands, face, feet, or genitalia.
ª Penetrating, major avulsions, lacerations, burns > 10% or involving hands, face, feet of genitalia.