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Table 4 Kampala Trauma score

From: Animal-related injuries in a resource-limited setting: experiences from a Tertiary health institution in northwestern Tanzania

  Description Score
A Age (in years)  
  5-55 1
  < 5 or > 55 0
B Systolic blood pressure on admission (mmHg)  
  < 89 2
  89-50 1
  >49 0
C Respiratory rate  
  9-29/minutes 2
  >30/minutes 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 injury  
  None 2
  One injury 1
  More than one injury 0
  1. Kampala Trauma Score II total = A+B+C+D+E.
  2. Interpretation.
  3. KTS II < 6 = Severe injury.
  4. KTS II 7-8 = Moderate injury.
  5. KTS II 9-10 = Mild injury.