A physiological indication of injury is expressed as RTS, with a high degree of reliability of prediction of outcome. RTS takes into consideration respiratory rate (RR), blood pressure (SBP) and the GCS score (Table 5):
RTS score = 0.9368 (coded GCS) + 0.7326 (coded SBP) + 0.2908 (coded RR).
The RTS value ranges between 0 and 7.8408 and is heavily weighted towards the GCS score.
Patients with an RTS of less than 4 should be transferred to a trauma center .
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