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Year : 2000  |  Volume : 48  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 43--8

A mathematical outcome prediction model in severe head injury : a pilot study.


Department of Neurosurgery, Postgraduate Institute for Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India., India

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K K Mukherjee
Department of Neurosurgery, Postgraduate Institute for Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India.
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103 patients of head injury, with a Glasgow coma scale (GCS) score of 8 or less, were studied prospectively. GCS score, brain stem reflexes, motor score, reaction level scale, and Glasgow Liege scale were evaluated as prognostic variables. Linear logistic regression analysis was used to obtain coefficients of these variables and mathematical formulae developed to predict outcome in individual patients.






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