Systolic blood pressure below 110 mmHg is associated with increased mortality in penetrating major trauma patients: Multicentre cohort study

Hasler, Rebecca M; Nüesch, Eveline; Jüni, Peter; Bouamra, Omar; Exadaktylos, Aristomenis K; Lecky, Fiona (2012). Systolic blood pressure below 110 mmHg is associated with increased mortality in penetrating major trauma patients: Multicentre cohort study. Resuscitation, 83(4), pp. 476-81. Shannon: Elsevier Science Ireland 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2011.10.018

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Non-invasive systolic blood pressure (SBP) measurement is a commonly used triaging tool for trauma patients. A SBP of <90mmHg has represented the threshold for hypotension for many years, but recent studies have suggested redefining hypotension at lower levels. We therefore examined the association between SBP and mortality in penetrating trauma patients.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesiology (DINA) > University Emergency Center

UniBE Contributor:

Nüesch, Eveline; Jüni, Peter and Exadaktylos, Aristomenis Konstantinos

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

0300-9572

Publisher:

Elsevier Science Ireland

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:22

Last Modified:

14 Sep 2017 11:22

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.resuscitation.2011.10.018

PubMed ID:

22056618

Web of Science ID:

000303149100027

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.7355

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/7355 (FactScience: 212564)

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