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Table 3 Patients classified by SI calculated at ED admission and the presence of TBI: traditional vital signs as presented on scene and at ED admission. Continuous variables are presented as mean ± 95% confidence interval; categorical variables are presented as absolute number and percentage

From: Is the shock index based classification of hypovolemic shock applicable in multiple injured patients with severe traumatic brain injury?—an analysis of the TraumaRegister DGU®

  Class I Class II Class III Class IV
  SI <0.6 SI ≥0.6 to <1 SI ≥1 to <1.4 SI ≥ 1.4
  Non-TBI TBI Non-TBI TBI Non-TBI TBI Non-TBI TBI
Vital signs         
SBP at scene (mmHg; mean ± CI) 138 ± 0.7 141 ± 1.0 125 ± 0.5 123 ± 0.8 107 ± 1.3 105 ± 1.9 96 ± 2.4 95 ± 2.9
SBP at ED (mmHg; mean ± CI) 149 ± 0.6 149 ± 0.7 126 ± 0.3 123 ± 0.5 97 ± 0.7 96 ± 0.8 71 ± 1.1 70 ± 1.1
HR at scene (beats/min; mean ± CI) 84 ± 0.4 80 ± 0.6 95 ± 0.3 92 ± 0.5 106 ± 1.0 102 ± 1.6 112 ± 2.0 108 ± 2.4
HR at ED (beats/min; mean ± CI) 75 ± 0.3 73 ± 0.4 92 ± 0.3 91 ± 0.4 110 ± 0.8 109 ± 0.9 124 ± 1.4 123 ± 1.4
GCS at scene (points; mean ± CI) 13.9 ± 0.1 9.7 ± 0.1 13.6 ± 0.1 8.8 ± 0.1 12.4 ± 0.2 7.0 ± 0.2 11.2 ± 0.3 6.4 ± 0.3
GCS at ED (points; mean ± CI) 12.5 ± 0.1 8.1 ± 0.1 11.4 ± 0.1 6.7 ± 0.1 8.5 ± 0.2 4.6 ± 0.2 6.2 ± 0.4 3.9 ± 0.2
Intubation rate at ED admission (n; %) 1271 (19) 2497 (49) 3396 (27) 4804 (63) 954 (49) 1398 (81) 528 (68) 716 (87)