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Table 6 Sub analyses Peshawar (2009–2012) and Goma (2012–2014)

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
Number of pediatric patients (%) 6 (37.5%) 2 (12.5%) 8 (50.0%) 16 (100%)
Type of pre-hospital care received, N (%)§
 None 3 (75.0%) 1 (50.0%) 1 (25.0%) 5 (50.0%)
 First aid 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (25.0%) 1 (10.0%)
 Medical/emergency care 1 (25.0%) 1 (50.0%) 2 (50.0%) 4 (40.0%)
 Surgery 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Time to surgery, N (%)§
 0–6 h 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 7–12 h 0 (0.0%) 1 (50.0%) 1 (25.0%) 2 (20.0%)
 13–24 h 3 (75.0%) 1 (50.0%) 1 (25.0%) 5 (50.0%)
 1–7 days 1 (25.0%) 0 (0.0%) 2 (50.0%) 3 (30.0%)
Unstable pulse on arrival, N (%)#,§ 1 (25.0%) 1 (50.0%) 3 (75.0%) 5 (50.0%)
Unstable blood pressure on arrival, N (%)# 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Glasgow coma scale§
 13–15 4 (66.7%) 2 (100%) 4 (50.0%) 10 (62.5%)
 < 13 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 Unknown 2 (33.3%) 0 (0.0%) 4 (50.0%) 6 (37.5%)
Body temperature on arrival§
 35–36.9 3 (75.0%) 1 (50.0%) 1 (25.0%) 5 (50.0%)
 37–38 1 (25.0%) 1 (50.0%) 2 (50.0%) 4 (40.0%)
 > 38 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (25.0%) 1 (10.0%)
Wound type§
 Clean 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 Foul odor and discharge 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (25.0%) 1 (10.0%)
 Contaminated 4 (100%) 2 (100%) 3 (75.0%) 9 (90.0%)
In-hospital complications§  
 None 4 (100%) 2 (100%) 3 (75.0%) 9 (90.0%)
 Infection 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (25.0%) 1 (10.0%)
  1. Note that not all percentages in this table add up to 100%. This indicates the missing values
  2. #Heart rate and blood pressure were categorized as within normal range or not, based on the reference values per age category as listed in the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) manual [25]
  3. §Data missing from Peshawar
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