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Table 3 Interventions and data of trauma room care

From: Severe thoracic trauma – still an independent predictor for death in multiple injured patients?

  Total n = 529 STT AIS Thorax ≥3 n = 317 MTT AIS Thorax <3 n = 212 P-value
Trauma room intubation (n / %) 58 / 11.0 31 / 9.8 27 / 12.7 0.177
Trauma room chest tube (n / %) 99 / 18.7 90 / 28.4 9 / 4.2 <0.001
Trauma room CPR (n / %) 3 / 0.6 3 / 0.9 0 / 0.0 0.214
Trauma room catecholamine (n / %) 278 / 52.6 179 / 56.5 99 / 46.7 0.017
CVC / Shaldon (n / %) 186 / 35.2 128 / 40.4 58 / 27.4 0.001
Arterial line (n / %) 345 / 65.2 226 / 71.3 119 / 56.1 <0.001
RR <90 mmHg trauma room 74 / 14.0 51 / 16.1 23 / 10.8 0.056
Hemoglobin concentration g/dl ( ± SD) 12.2 (± 2.7) 11.9 (± 2.8) 12.6 (± 2.5) 0.004
Hemoglobin concentration < 9 g/dl (n / %) 63 / 12.0 42 / 13.6 20 / 9.5 0.100
RBT >10 units (n / %) 21 / 4.0 16 / 5.0 5 / 2.4 0.090
Whole-Body-Multislice-CT (WBMS-CT) (n / %) 506 / 95.7 309 / 97.5 197 / 92.9 0.011
Minutes until WBMS -CT (min ± SD) 25.3 (± 11.5) 25.9 (± 12.9) 24.2 (± 9.0) 0.312
Total length of trauma room care (min ± SD) 67.4 (± 34.5) 68.4 (± 33.9) 65.8 (± 35.5) 0.312