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