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Table 1 Description of Kampala Trauma Score (KTS II)

From: Injury characteristics and outcome of road traffic accident among victims at Adult Emergency Department of Tikur Anbessa specialized hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a prospective hospital based study

  Description Score
A Age (in years)  
  5–55 1
  <5 or > 55 0
B Systolic Blood Pressure on admission  
  More than 89 mm Hg 2
  Between 89–50 mm Hg 1
  Equal or below 49 mm Hg 0
C Respiratory rate on admission  
  0-29/minute 2
  30+ 1
  ≤9/minutes 0
D Neurological status  
  Alert 3
  Responds to verbal stimuli 2
  Responds to painful stimuli 1
  Unresponsive 0
E Score for serious injuries  
  None 2
  One injury 1
  More than one 0
  1. Kampala Trauma Score total = A + B + C + D + E; Scores, 9– 10: Mild injury; 7– 8: Moderate injury; 6 or less (≤6): Severe injury [10]