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Table 2 Paediatric HEMS incident according to initial EMS call

From: Advanced medical life support procedures in vitally compromised children by a helicopter emergency medical service

Initial HEMS call Incidents
n
Mean age (age range)
Years
GCS (SD) % 24-hour survival
1. preclinical childbirth/neonatal 29 0.1 (0-0.25) 7 (5) 79
2. congenital 14 4.9 (0.25-15) 4 (2.4) 29
3. infectious 27 2.0 (0.25-15) 6 (2.8) 67
4. convulsions 18 3.4 (0.4-15) 7 (3.8) 94
5. asphyxia 35 5.5 (0.1-14) 10 (5.0) 71
6. CPR general (non-neonatal) 45 4.9 (0.1-15) 5 (5.7) 49
7. Near-drowning 40 4.3 (0.6-15) 7 (3.8) 80
8. Burns 12 4.5 (0.2-11) 13 (4.6) 50
9. Pedestrian versus motor vehicle 60 8.1 (0.2-15) 9 (5.0) 85
10. Cyclist versus motor vehicle 67 11.3 (0.3-15) 8 (4.7) 90
11. Passenger in motor vehicle 88 8.2 (0.3-15) 12 (4.9) 91
12. Moped 30 13.3 (1-15) 11.2 (5.3) 97
13. Fall 55 6.7 (0.3-15) 11.7 (4.7) 95
14. Equestrian 14 10.7 (4-15) 7.9 (5.2) 100
15. Other 24 7.5 (0.4-15) 12 (5.4) 92
Total 558 6.9 (0-15) 8.9 (5.0) 83