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Table 1 Trauma centre characteristics

From: Diversity in clinical management and protocols for the treatment of major bleeding trauma patients across European level I Trauma Centres

Location Amsterdam Cologne Copenhagen London Oslo Oxford
Admitted trauma patients 201–300 100–200 201–300 >400 > 400 201–300
Patients with massive bleeding [%] < 10 < 10 < 10 < 10 < 10 < 10
Pre-hospital blood administration    x   x x
Blood bank in-house x x x x x x
Administration first blood product [min] <15 16–30 <15 <15 <15 <15
Intended transfusion ratio 1:1:1 1:1 1:1:1 1:2 1:1:1 3:2:1
Specialities in the trauma resuscitation room
 General surgery   x   x x  
 Trauma/orthopaedic surgery x x x   x x
 Anaesthesiology x x x x x x
 Transfusion medicine    x    
 Intensive care/critical care medicine     x   
 Accident and emergency medicine x    x   x
 Trauma general surgeons x     x