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Table 2 Comparison of clinical parameters between survivors and non-survivors

From: Hyperchloremia is associated with 30-day mortality in major trauma patients: a retrospective observational study

  Total (266) Survivors (235) Non-survivors (31) p value
Hypotension (SBP < 90), n (%) 105 (40) 83 (35) 22 (71) <0.001
Hypothermia (BT < 35°C), n (%) 36 (13) 26 (11) 10 (32) 0.003
Drug exposure during 48 h, n (%)
 Vasopressor 107 (40) 78 (33) 29 (94) <0.001
 Loop diuretics 123 (46) 101 (43) 22 (71) 0.004
 NSAIDs 46 (17) 43 (18) 3 (10) 0.32
 Aminoglycoside 27 (10) 25 (11) 2 (7) 0.55
Transfusion, n (%) 144 (54) 117 (50) 27 (87) <0.001
Total volume of infused fluid during 48 h (L), median (IQR) 7.6 (6.3–10.1) 7.4 (6.2–9.3) 11.8 (8.2–14.6) <0.001
Total volume of infused NS during 48 h (L), median (IQR) 2.0 (1.2–3.2) 2.0 (1.2–3.2) 2.1 (1.3–3.2) 0.75
Total volume of infused Plasmalyte during 48 h (L), median (IQR) 2.0 (1.0–3.0) 2.0 (1.0–3.0) 3.0 (1.0–3.6) 0.22
Cumulative fluid balance at 48 h (L), median (IQR) 2.2 (1.2–4.0) 2.1 (1.1–3.7) 2.7 (1.8–6.8) 0.03
  1. SBP systolic blood pressure, BT body temperature, IQR interquartile range, NSAIDs nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs