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Table 1 Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of the patients in the study

From: A preliminary study of intensivist-performed DVT ultrasound screening in trauma ICU patients (APSIT Study)

Patient characteristics   All patients (N = 117)
Age Median (IQR) years 47 (28–68)
Sex-male n (%) 100 (77)
Trauma type
 TBI n (%) 58 (50)
 Pelvic/lower limb fracture n (%) 32 (27)
 Spinal cord injury n (%) 10 (9)
Risk factor for DVT
 Known h/o DVT/PE n (%) 4 (3)
 Femoral CVC present n (%) 26 (22)
 Location of femoral CVC-right n (%) 23 (88)
Severity of Illness Scores
 ISS score Mean (SD) 27.5 (9.53)
 APACHE II Score Median (IQR) 14 (10–19)
DVT prophylaxis
 Calf compression devices n (%) 103 (88)
 Compression stockings n (%) 106 (91)
 Enoxaparin** n (%) 13 (11)
Mechanical ventilation n (%) 86 (74)
Duration of mechanical ventilation Median (IQR) days 5.4 (2.4–9.5)
ICU length of stay Median (IQR) days 6.6 (3.2–11.6)
Hospital length of stay* Median (IQR) days 17 (11–22)
Survival n (%) 104 (89)
  1. IQR interquartile rage, SD standard deviation, TBI traumatic brain injury, DVT deep vein thrombosis, PE pulmonary embolism, CVC central venous catheter, ISS injury severity score, APACHE II Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II
  2. *Data missing for 2 patients
  3. **1 patient received unfractionated heparin