Baux score

Baux score . Source : Medicine Question Bank


Modified Baux score . Source : Medicine Question Bank

What is the use of Baux score?


Baux score is a system used to predict the chance of mortality due to burns

Baux score is highly correlative with length of stay in hospital due to burns and final outcome.


What is original Baux score?

Baux score = Percent Body surface Burnt + age of the patient

score is a comparative indicator of burn severity, with a score over 140 considered as being unsurvivable


What is modified Baux score?


Patient with inhalation injury would have their score calculated by

Modified Baux score = Body area affected + age of patient + 17


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