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Table 4 Mortality by systolic blood pressure at arrival

From: Outcome of trauma-related emergency laparotomies, in an era of far-reaching specialization

  Systolic blood pressure at arrival ER
< 90 ≥ 90
Total number of patients n = 69 n = 199
Total number of deaths 26 19
Cause of mortality   
 Central nervous system 9 10
 Exsanguination 5 2
 Retroperitoneal exsanguination 6 1
 Multi organ failure 2 2
 Chest injury 2 1
 Cardiac failure 0 1
 Respiratory insufficiency 0 1
 Pre-existing condition 1 1
 Other 1 0
  1. Cause of in-hospital mortality by systolic blood pressure at arrival. Showing systolic blood pressure below 90 has a higher percentage of deaths