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Table 3 Availability of information in pre-notification (n = 69) and use in ED as a criterion for TTA

From: Trauma team activation varies across Dutch emergency departments: a national survey

  Available in pre-notification Of which used as a criterion
n (%) n (%)*
Demographic information   
  Age 53 (76.8) 22 (41.5)
  Gender 53 (76.8) 5 (9.4)
  Pregnancy 37 (53.6) 21 (56.8)
Mechanism of Injury information 51 (73.9) 41 (80.4)
Physiologic parameters   
  Respiratory rate 45 (65.2) 27 (60.0)
  Oxygen saturation 49 (71.0) 26 (53.1)
  Pulse rate 55 (79.9) 29 (52.7)
  Blood pressure 57 (82.6) 30 (52.6)
  Airway-Breathing-Circulation 52 (75.4) 45 (86.5)
  Glasgow Coma Score 48 (69.9) 43 (89.6)
  Body temperature 18 (26.1) 11 (61.1)
  Revised Trauma Score 39 (56.5) 33 (84.6)
  Paediatric Trauma Score 28 (40.6) 24 (85.7)
Treatment given 48 (69.6) 33 (68.8)
Other information   
  Medical history 25 (36.2) 9 (36.0)
  Infectious diseases 20 (29.0) 4 (20.0)
  1. ED Emergency Department, TTA Trauma Team Activation
  2. *Percentage was calculated dividing number of used criteria by number of available criteria