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Table 3 Results of the Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS) [26] after resuscitation in the prehospital phase and/or in the ER based on 38,499 adult trauma patients

From: Outcome and predictors for successful resuscitation in the emergency room of adult patients in traumatic cardiorespiratory arrest

Glasgow Outcome Scale 1 Dead 2 Vegetative state 3 Severe disability 4 Moderate disability 5 Good recovery Good and moderate outcome combined
No resuscitation (n = 35,447) 16.4 % (5816) 2.4 % (865) 12.7 % (4495) 25.4 % (9015) 43.0 % (15,256) 68.5 % (24,271)
Prehospital resuscitation (n = 944) 68.3 % (645) 6.4 % (60) 10.6 % (100) 7.7 (73) 7.0 % (66) 14.7 % (139)
ER resuscitation (n = 1197) 74.4 % (891) 1.3 % (15) 5.1 % (61) 9.7 % (116) 9.5 % (114) 19.2 % (230)
Prehospital + ER resuscitation n = 911) 95.2 % (867) 0.7 % (6) 1.4 % (13) 1.3 % (12) 1.4 % (13) 2.7 % (25)
  1. Pairwise comparison of the three different resuscitation subgroups (U test):
  2. ER vs. prehospital: p = 0.007
  3. ER vs. prehospital + ER: p <0.001
  4. Prehospital vs. prehospital + ER: p <0.001
  5. ER emergency room