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model

noun antetype, archetype, copy, copy in miniature, design, example, exemplar, exemplum, gauge, guide, ideal, image, imitation, miniature, mold, paradigm, paragon, pattern, plan, precedent, prototype, replica, representation, sample, specimen, standard
Associated concepts: Model Code
See also: absolute, arrangement, build, case, code, copy, criterion, design, epitome, example, exemplar, exemplary, forge, form, guide, ideal, illustration, instance, laudable, make, norm, paradigm, paragon, paramount, pattern, precedent, principle, produce, professional, prototype, representative, rule, sample, specimen, standard, stellar, style, symbol, typical

MODEL. A machine made on a small scale to show the manner in which it is to be worked or employed.
     2. The Act of Congress of July 4, 1836, section 6, requires an inventor who is desirous to take out a patent for his invention, to furnish a model of his invention, in all cases which admit of representation by model, of a convenient size to exhibit advantageously its several parts.

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Should the IDC-9 Trauma Mortality Prediction Model become the new paradigm for benchmarking trauma outcomes?
The Mortality Prediction Model version II (7) (MPM-II) and the latest version of SAPS model (8) (SAPS III) are two examples.
Schuster (1992) studied the use of two severity scoring systems and concluded that, although no one system is universal for all populations, APACHE III, with its large database, is superior to APACHE II and the Mortality Prediction Model (MPM).