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Table 2 Pre-hospital and emergency department fluids, vital signs, and labs

From: Circulation first – the time has come to question the sequencing of care in the ABCs of trauma; an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma multicenter trial

  n CAB ABC p value
IVF pre-hospital 440 53.9 % 55.1 % 0.79
IVF volume pre-hospital (mL) 151 500 (250–1010) 800 (300–1800) 0.13
SBP initial 440 80 (50–95) 82 (62–99) 0.1
DBP initial 422 48 (0–64) 51 (25–68) 0.03
SBP pre-intubation 440 84 (54–101) 85 (62–99) 0.3
DBP pre-intubation 430 50 (0–66) 53 (0–76) 0.07
SBP post-intubation 439 92 (42–114) 90 (62.5–113.5) 0.53
DBP post-intubation 434 52.5 (20–73) 58 (32–79) 0.11
Lactate pre-intubation 222 0 (0–3) 0 (0–2) 0.5
Lactate post-intubation 325 3 (0–6) 2 (0–5) 0.12
  1. All values represent medians (interquartile range)
  2. Abbreviations: IVF Intravenous fluids, mL Milliliter, SBP Systolic blood pressure, DBP Diastolic blood pressure