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Table 1 In-hospital characteristics of shock (2000–2011)

From: Shock in the emergency department; a 12 year population based cohort study

    Overall mortality, n (%)
Specialty/Department n (%) Duration of admission in days (mean) 7-days 90-days
Emergency Department 605 (36.8) 0.3 125 (20.7) 203 (33.6)
General Internal Medicine 169 (10.3) 8.6 52 (30.8) 81 (47.9)
Cardiology 160 (9.7) 5.7 44 (27.5) 71 (44.4)
Gastroenterology 134 (8.1) 9.1 27 (20.2) 45 (33.6)
Geriatriology 118 (7.2) 10.1 24 (20.3) 64 (54.2)
General Surgery 98 (6.0) 9.0 23 (23.5) 46 (46.9)
Orthopedic Surgery 55 (3.3) 13.7 9 (16.4) 20 (36.4)
Pulmonology 53 (3.2) 10.2 14 (26.4) 27 (50.9)
Endocrinology 50 (3.0) 6.8 10 (20.0) 23 (46.0)
Infectious Diseases 47 (2.9) 9.5 12 (25.5) 21 (44.7)
Heart, Pulmonary and vascular Surgery 44 (2.7) 8.9 17 (38.6) 22 (50.0)
Neurology 41 (2.5) 18.5 9 (22.0) 13 (31.7)
Nephrology 17 (1.0) 4.4 7 (41.2) 10 (58.8)
Hematology 10 (0.6) 13.3 2 (20.0) 4 (40.0)
Rheumatology 10 (0.6) 13.8 0 (0.0) 4 (40.0)
Oncology 8 (0.5) 6.8 2 (25.0) 4 (50.0)
Urology 8 (0.5) 9.1 1 (12.5) 4 (50.0)
Otorhinolaryngology 6 (0.4) 5.7 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Neurosurgery 5 (0.3) 12.2 2 (40.0) 3 (60.0)
Plastic Surgery 5 (0.3) 17.2 0 (0.0) 2 (40.0)
Hospice 3 (0.2) 28.0 0 (0.0) 3 (100.0)
Total 1.646 (100.0) 5.9 380 (23.1) 670 (40.7)