Table 3: Clinical course and outcome of patients with short, intermediate, or long emergency treatment times after trauma.

Group 1Group 2Group 3All patientsp-values

Early SURG (%)6.75.85.25.90.02
Stay in intensive care unit (%)93.494.394.894.20.02
Days in the intensive care unit (mean, SD)11.3 ± 13.911.3 ± 13.411.4 ± 13.411.3 ± 13.60.01
Days intubated (mean, SD)7.0 ± 11.57.0 ± 10.87.1 ± 11.37.0 ± 11.20.06
Organ failure (%)49.147.846.447.70.10
Multiple organ failure (%)31.629.628.229.80.01
Sepsis (%)9.38.610.09.30.14
RISC prognosis (mean, SD)21.9 ± 29.320.5 ± 2818.7 ± 25.720.4 ± 27.7≤ 0.001
TRISS prognosis (mean, SD)24.9 ± 32.222.2 ± 30.120.4 ± 28.422.6 ± 30.3≤ 0.001
Died in hospital (%)20.418.115.918.1≤ 0.001
Died within the first hour (%)2.31.31.01.5≤ 0.001
Died within the first 24 hours (%)12.09.78.210.0≤ 0.001
Days of hospitalization (mean, SD)24.6 ± 2525.7 ± 26.825.6 ± 24.525.3 ± 25.4≤ 0.001

Values are shown as the mean, standard deviation (SD) or % for the group. ED, emergency department; SURG, surgery; ICU, intensive care unit; RISC, Revised Injury Severity Classification; TRISS, Trauma and Injury Severity Score.