The idea of publishing a risk adjustment equation to enable trauma centers to compare their mortality to a reference database originated with the Major Trauma Outcome Study (MTOS) coordinated by the ACS more than 20 years ago (Champion et al.
What does MTOS stand for?
MTOS stands for Major Trauma Outcome Study (est. 1982; Committee on Trauma; American College of Surgeons)
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We have 6 other meanings of MTOS in our Acronym Attic
- Maximum Take-off Power
- Michigan Teen Outreach Program
- Ministerio de Transporte Y Obras Públicas (Uruguay)
- Multi-Technology OSS Program (TeleManagement Forum)
- Medical Therapy of Prostatic Symptoms (clinical research study; US NIH)
- Million Theoretical Operations Per Second
- Mammalian Target of Rapamycin (a protein)
- Man, Technology, Organisation and Risk Management
- Maximum Torque
- Magnetic-Tape Operating System
- Metal Thick Oxide Semiconductor
- Mountain Obscuration
- Mountain Trail Outdoor School (Hendersonville, NC)
- Movable Type Open Source (Gnu's Not Unix application)
- Multi-Technology Operations System Interface (TM Forum)
- Maintenance Task Oriented Support System
- More Tales Of The City (Armistead Maupin)
- Marine Terrace, Ocean Terrace and Seaview Avenue (community organization; New Jersey)
- Master of Tourism
- Master of Tourism Management
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In agreement with the Major Trauma outcome Study (MTOS), ISS increments were associated with increased mortality (31), which was not a linear function of the ISS (Figure 1), a finding similar to the modelled effect of the acute physiological and chronic health evaluation III score on mortality outcome (32).