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Table 2 Oxygen saturation, frequency of intubation of patients in the state of moderate or severe shock

From: The trauma patient in hemorrhagic shock: how is the C-priority addressed between emergency and ICU admission?

  BE -2 to -6 BE < -6
At scene ER p At scene ER p
SpO 2 , mean % (SD) 89.5 (12.1) 96.8 (5.1) <0.001 87.9 (17.2) 94.9 (11.8) <0.001
Intubation, n (%) 183/258 (71.3) 242/258 (93.8) <0.001 200/256 (78.1) 246/255 (96.5) <0.001
Chest tube, n (%) 42/258 (16.3) 133/254 (52.4) <0.001 44/256 (17.2) 134/254 (52.8) <0.021
  1. Mean oxygen saturation at scene and upon ER arrival, frequency of intubation and ventilation according to the subgroups of patients in the state of moderate (BE -2 to -6) and severe shock (BE < -6) upon ER admission.