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From: Renaissance of base deficit for the initial assessment of trauma patients: a base deficit-based classification for hypovolemic shock developed on data from 16,305 patients derived from the TraumaRegister DGU®

Figure 2

Transfusion requirements and mortality in patients classified according to either admission base deficit (BD) or the ATLS classification of hypovolemic shock. (a) Percentage of patients with at least one blood product. (b) Percentage of patients with massive transfusion, defined as at least 10 blood units until intensive care unit (ICU) admission. (c) Mortality (percentage). ***P < 0.001; n = 16,305. ATLS, Advanced Trauma Life Support; n.s., not significant.

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