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'From Moore, E.E., Cogbill, T.H., Malangoni, M.A., et al.: Organ injury scaling. II. Pancreas, duodenum, small bowel, colon, and rectum. J. Trauma, 30:1427, 1990.

'From Moore, E.E., Cogbill, T.H., Malangoni, M.A., et al.: Organ injury scaling. II. Pancreas, duodenum, small bowel, colon, and rectum. J. Trauma, 30:1427, 1990.

intestinal injury requiring surgical intervention. Penetrating ¡trauma and blunt ¡trauma also differ with regard to the mechanism of intestinal damage and the likelihood of associated injuries to other organ systems (higher with blunt trauma). The severity of small bowel damage after trauma is expressed in accordance with a scaling system devised by the Organ Injury Scaling Committee of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma[ 1 ( Table 28-1 ).

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