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Table 2 Clinical interventions and outcomes in all patient quartiles

From: Association of hemoglobin concentration and mortality in critically ill patients with severe traumatic brain injury

Intervention or outcome Hemoglobin P value
  <90 g/L
(n = 25)
90-99 g/L
(n = 61)
100-109 g/L
(n = 46)
≥110 g/L
(n = 37)
 
Therapeutic hypothermia <35°C, number (percentage) 7 (28) 8 (13) 10 (22) 7 (19) 0.38
Therapeutic hypothermia <38°C, number (percentage) 7 (28) 22 (36) 16 (35) 12 (32) 0.92
EVD inserted, number (percentage) 14 (56) 31 (51) 29(63) 23 (62) 0.57
Jugular bulb inserted, number (percentage) 10 (40) 27 (44) 26 (56) 16 (43) 0.47
Days of EVD, median (IQR) 10 (6-16) 7 (5-12) 8 (6-12) 8 (4-12) 0.47
Days of mechanical ventilation, median (IQR) 9 (5-18) 9 (6-12) 7 (4-12) 5 (4-10) 0.29
ICU days, median (IQR) 9 (6-20) 12 (7-15) 9 (5-14) 8 (5-10) 0.44
28-day mortality, number (percentage) 10 (40) 8 (13) 9 (20) 4 (11) 0.03
Hospital mortality, number (percentage) 12 (48) 8 (13) 11 (24) 6 (16) 0.006
  1. EVD, external ventricular drain; ICU, intensive care unit; IQR, interquartile range.