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Table 1 Definition and scoring system of the Trauma Induced Coagulopathy Clinical Score (TICCS)

From: Prehospital identification of trauma patients with early acute coagulopathy and massive bleeding: results of a prospective non-interventional clinical trial evaluating the Trauma Induced Coagulopathy Clinical Score (TICCS)

Criteria Number of points attributed
General severity  
  Critical (to be admitted in resuscitation room) 2
  Non critical (regular ED room) 0
Blood pressure  
  SBP below 90 mmHg at least once 5
  SBP always above 90 mmHg 0
Extent of significant injuries  
  Head and neck 1
  Left upper extremity 1
  Right upper extremity 1
  Left lower extremity 1
  Right lower extremity 1
  Torso 2
  Abdomen 2
  Pelvis 2
Total possible score 0 to 18
  1. aED, Emergency department; SBP, Systolic blood pressure.