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Table 5 Outcome_ upper limb nerve injury

From: Nerve injury in severe trauma with upper extremity involvement: evaluation of 49,382 patients from the TraumaRegister DGU® between 2002 and 2015

  control group PNI group
GOS 1 (death > 30 days after trauma) (%) 0,6 (CI 0,5 - 0,7) 0,1 (CI 0,0 - 0,5)
GOS 2 (%) 1,7 (CI 1,6 - 1,8) 0,8 (CI 0,4 - 1,4)
GOS 3 (%) 9,6 (CI 9,3 - 9,9) 10,1 (CI 8,6–11,8)
GOS 4 (%) 28,4 (CI 27,9 - 28,9) 39,9 (CI 36,8 - 43,2)
GOS 5 (%) 59,8 (CI 59,0 - 60,5) 49,1 (CI 45,7–52,7)
discharge_home (%) 54,5 (CI 53,8 - 55,1) 49,1 (CI 45,7–52,6)
discharge_rehabilitation (%) 29,2 (CI 28,7 - 29,7) 36,0 (CI 33,1–39,0)
discharge_other hospital (%) 12,4 (CI 12,1 - 12,8) 12,2 (CI 10,5–14,0)
discharge_other or death (%) 3,9 (CI 3,7 - 4,1) 2,7 (CI 2,0 - 3,7)
  1. Outcome characteristics of PNI and control cases measured by GOS (Glasgow Outcome Scale) and frequency of further treatment after primary care discharge. CI Confidence Interval of 95%