Canadian Respiratory Journal / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Factors Associated with ICU Admission following Blunt Chest Trauma

Table 3

Patients admitted to ICU.

Age (years)Mean (range)71 (58–76)

SexF5 (50%)
M5 (50%)

Charlson comorbidity index0–38 (80%)
>32 (20%)

SpO293,8% (75%–100%)

Number ribs fractures0–33 (30%)
>37 (70%)

PNXYes6 (60%)
No4 (40%)

Number chest contusions04 (40%)
11 (10%)
≥25 (50%)

Head injuryYes3 (30%)
No7 (70%)

Hipbone fractureYes2 (20%)
No8 (80%)

Spine fractureYes3 (30%)
No7 (70%)

Previous anticoagulant therapyYes1 (10%)
No9 (90%)

Clavicula/sternal/scapula fracturesYes2 (20%)
No8 (80%)

Fracture with immobilizationyes8 (80%)
No2 (20%)

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