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Table 1 Mechanism of injury. Note 1 patient did not have a mechanism of injury documented

From: Pre-hospital transfusion of packed red blood cells in 147 patients from a UK helicopter emergency medical service

Mechanism of Injury Number %
 RTC Car Passenger/Driver 42 28.6
 RTC Pedestrian 29 19.7
 RTC Motorcyclist 26 17.7
 Fall from Height 17 11.6
 Stabbing (Central or Peripheral) 9 6.1
 RTC Cyclist 6 4.1
 Hit by Train 5 3.4
 Spontaneous, non-traumatic bleed 5 3.4
 Machinery/Crush injury 3 2.0
 Shooting 2 1.4
 Assaulted 1 0.7
 Burns and abdominal stabbing 1 0.7
 Fall from standing 1 0.7