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Table 1 Study hospitals’ capacities to manage medical emergencies

From: Management of potentially life-threatening emergencies at 74 primary level hospitals in Mongolia: results of a prospective, observational multicenter study

n 74
Number of beds (n) 10 (5–50)
Availability of hospital structures (n/%)
Emergency/resuscitation room 46 (62.2)
Delivery room 72 (97.3)
Operation room 24 (32.4)
High dependency unit/intensive care unit 0
Availability of trained staff (n/%)
Emergency or critical care physician 0
Emergency or critical care nurse 0
Availability of selected diagnostic resources (n/%)
Sonography 44 (59.5)
Echocardiography 0
Possibility to measure full blood count 46 (62.2)
Glucometer 69 (93.2)
Possibility to perform a urine analysis 41 (55.5)
Blood gas analyzer 0
Possibility to perform selected emergency procedures (n/%)
Wound care 72 (97.3)
Burn wound care 71 (95.9)
Foreign body removal 64 (86.5)
Abscess drainage 48 (64.9)
Fracture management 57 (77)
Advanced cardiac life support 8 (10.8)
Oxygen application 63 (85.2)
Airway management 10 (13.5)
Cardioversion 1 (1.4)
Thoracocentesis 6 (8.1)
Paracentesis 12 (16.2)
Pericardiocentesis 0
Blood transfusion 8 (10.8)
Non-invasive mechanical ventilation 0
Invasive mechanical ventilation 0
Central venous catheter insertion 2 (2.7)
Renal replacement therapy 0
  1. Data are given as median values with range (minimum-maximum), if not otherwise indicated