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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study population

From: Integrating eFAST in the initial management of stable trauma patients: the end of plain film radiography

  Stability criteria group
(n = 148)
No stability criteria
group (n = 282)
Age (years) 31 [22, 43] 36 [26; 53]
Sex (male) (%) 114 (77) 196 (70)
BMI (kg/m2) 24 [22, 26] 24 [22, 28]
ASA 1 [1; 1] 1 [1, 2]
Vittel criteria 1 [1, 2] 3 [2, 4]
SAPS 2 13 [8, 19] 25 [15, 40]
ISS 9 [4, 14] 17 [9, 28]
Mechanism of injury n (%)
MVA 40 (27) 98 (35)
Motorbike 59 (40) 53 (19)
Cyclist 3 (2) 10 (4)
Pedestrian 9 (6) 34 (12)
Fall 32 (22) 66 (23)
Other 5 (3) 21 (7)
Chest AIS > 2 32 (22) 114 (40)
Pelvis AIS > 2 14 (10) 45 (16)
Catheters before CT scan 38 (26) 183 (65)
Mechanical ventilation (days) 1 [0; 1] 1 [0; 5]
Intensive care unit length of stay (days) 2 [2; 5] 5 [3; 12]
Hospital length of stay (days) 8 [4; 16] 13 [7; 23]
Mortality 1 (0.7) 31 (11)
  1. Values shown are n (%) or median [25th; 75th percentile]
  2. BMI body mass index, ASA American Society of Anaesthesiologists. SAPS 2 Simplified Acute Physiology Score, ISS Injury Severity Score, MVA motor vehicle accident, AIS Abbreviated Injury Scale