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Table 4 Dispensed drugs fourteen days prior to trauma in patients with severe and non-severe injury

From: Pre-injury dispensing of psychoactive prescription drugs in a ten years trauma population: a retrospective registry analysis

  ISS > 15 ISS < 15 or unknown
n % n %
All patients 4891 100 7822 100
Opioids 134 2.7 151 1.9
Benzodiazepines 200 4.1 235 3.0
Z-hypnotics 133 2.7 155 2.0
Gabapentinoids 14 0.3 28 0.4
Centrally acting sympathomimetics 6 0.1 22 0.3
  1. Trauma patients with severe injury, i.e. Injury Severity Score (ISS) > 15, and patients with non-severe injury (ISS < 15) or unknown severity, were compared with respect to the proportion of patients who had been dispensed drugs during the last fourteen days preceding trauma.