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Table 3 Questionnaire results regarding the value of prehospital assessment of international normalized ratio (INR)

From: Point of care coagulometry in prehospital emergency care: an observational study

Tracer diagnosis Questionnaire (1) Questionnaire (2) Questionnaire (3)
  Value of INR assessment in treatment of patient Disagreement of clinical vs. POC assessment of coagulopathy Consideration of prehospital administration of prothrombin complex concentrate
  No Low Medium High
Cardiovascular (n=39) 16 (41 %) 16 (41 %) 5 (13 %) 2 (5 %) 1 (3 %) 0
Trauma (n=19) 4 (21 %) 8 (42 %) 5 (26 %) 2 (11 %) 1 (6 %) 0
Neurology (n=16) 3 (19 %) 3 (19 %) 7 (44 %) 3 (19 %) 3 (19 %) 0
Respiratory (n=9) 3 (33 %) 3 (33 %) 2 (22 %) 1 (11 %) 2 (22 %) 0
Other (n=20) 13 (65 %) 3 (15 %) 3 (15 %) 1 (5 %) 0 (0 %) 1
All (n=103) 39 (38 %) 33 (32 %) 22 (21 %) 9 (9 %) 7 (7 %) 1