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Table 5 Type of surgical procedure performed (N = 214)

From: Trauma admissions to the Intensive care unit at a reference hospital in Northwestern Tanzania

Surgical procedure Frequency Percentages
Wound debridement 204 95.3
Treatment of fractures 93 43.5
Craniotomy (including elevation of skull fracture) 31 14.5
Underwater seal drainage 23 10.7
Exploratory laparotomy 17 7.9
Tracheostomy 12 5.6
Eye surgery 9 4.2
Thoracotomy 2 0.9