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Abstracts for top scoring CEM abstracts, Wednesday 16 September 11.45–12.45, Great Hall
Are pathologists tarnishing TARN? TARN performance and the precision of post-mortem reports
  1. D. Badder,
  2. L. Dykes,
  3. P. Cutting,
  4. M. Lord
  1. Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor

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    The Trauma Audit and Research Network (TARN) collects data on trauma performance for individual hospitals. At the heart of TARN’s rate of survival calculations is their Probability of Survival (PoS) model, a major component of which is the Injury Severity Score (ISS) of fatalities. Post-mortem reports are often the primary source of the ISS. We wondered whether …

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