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Table 3 Characteristics of the ten deceased patients

From: Potential benefits of triage for the trauma patient in a Kenyan emergency department

Sex Age (years) Incident type Arrival mode RETTS Color Code Time to assessment (min) ISS Injuries LOS (days)
Male 31 RTA Taxi/private car Green 82 9 Fractured pelvis 2
Male 38 Assault Police car Red 19 16 Head and neck injury; GCS 8 23
Male RTA Taxi/private car Red 15 25 Head and neck injury; GCS 4 1
Female RTA Taxi/private car Red 60 25 Head and neck injury; GCS 3 1
Male 69 Gunshot Ambulance Red 30 26 Fractured extremity, head and neck injury; GCS 15 1
Male 43 RTA Taxi/private car Yellow 50 41 Fractured extremity, fractured pelvis 5
Female 23 Burn Ambulance Green 9 41 Head and neck injury; GCS 15 64
Male 47 RTA Taxi/private car Red 0 45 Chest injury, head and neck injury, fractured extremity; GCS 12 2
Male 43 RTA Taxi/private car Red 20 50 Injuries to chest and abdomen 1
Female 30 RTA Taxi/private car Red 57 Head and neck injury, chest injury, fractured extremity; GCS 8 1
  1. ISS Injury Severity Score, LOS length of stay, RTA road traffic accident, GCS Glasgow Coma Scale