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Table 5 Overview of patient outcomes

From: Using the Red Cross wound classification to predict treatment needs in children with conflict-related limb injuries: a retrospective database study

  Wound grade 1 Wound grade 2 Wound grade 3 Total
Median number of surgeries (IQR) 2 (1–3)# 2 (2–3)# 3 (2–5)# 2 (1–3)
Number of blood products/100 patients 33.9 37.4 72.7# 37.0
Median LOS, days (IQR) 15 (7–33)# 30 (13–52)# 40 (24–68)# 18 (8–39)
Mortality rate, N (%) 20 (1.0%) 0 (0.0%) 3 (1.8%) 23 (0.9%)
  1. IQR interquartile range, LOS length of stay in hospital
  2. #Statistically significant different from the other wound grades (p < 0.05)