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Table 2 Prehospital and hospital management patients admitted at Traumacenter in 2020 and compared to the previous years

From: Impact of the SARS-COV-2 outbreak on epidemiology and management of major traumain France: a registry-based study (the COVITRAUMA study)

  Period
Pre-Lockdown
(February 3rd – March 16th)
Lockdown
(March 17th – May 10th)
Post-Lockdown
(May 11th – June 15th)
Variable Previous years 2020 Previous years 2020 Previous years 2020
Observed Mortality (in hospital) 35 (8.6) 33 (6.6) 62 (9.9) 21 (5.8) 34 (7.8) 38 (8.7)
Predicted mortality (TRISS) (%) 10.8 (22.7) 10.3 (22.1) 11.0 (23.1) 11.7 (23.6) 10.4 (21.6) 9.4 (21.2)
Variations of the difference between the predicted mortality (TRISS) and observed mortality 0.1 (0.2) 0.1 (0.2) 0.1 (0.2) 0.1 (0.2) 0.1 (0.2) 0.1 (0.2)
Transportation to hospital (helicopter) 49 (12.1)* 39 (7.8)* 84 (13.4) 38 (10.5) 67 (15.4) 67 (15.4)
Pre-hospital orotracheal intubation 85 (21)* 82 (16.4)* 131 (20.9) 70 (19.4) 98 (22.6) 87 (20)
Pre-hospital time (min) 81.9 (71.4) 79.6 (48.2) 80.4 (82.4) 80.0 (45.9) 76.6 (50.4) 81.2 (47.8)
Intra-hospital time (min) 28.4 (26.5) 31.31 (37.0) 29.0 (28.7)* 33.5 (46.0)* 27.2 (26.3) 27.0 (18.0)
Surgery in the first 24 h (%) 193 (47.8) 224 (44.7) 311 (49.5) 181 (50.1) 212 (48.8) 217 (49.8)
Immediate surgical or arteriography intervention 14 (3.5) 6 (1.2) 21 (3.3) 8 (2.2) 15 (3.5) 13 (3)
Length of mechanical ventilation (days) 8.8 (14.3) 7.5 (11.2) 7.5 (11.7) 9.6 (15.9) 8.2 (16.3) 6.5 (9.1)
Length of stay (days) 6.4 (13.5) 5.1 (8.8) 5.8 (14.8) 6.8 (13.8) 6.6 (20.3) 5.2 (8.7)
Admission from non trauma center hospital 72 (17.8) 106 (21.2) 94 (15) 55 (15.2) 65 (15) 76 (17.4)
Patient with decisions of withdrawal of care 23 (5.7) 14 (2.8) 34 (5.4) 18 (5) 19 (4.4) 25 (5.7)
  1. * Difference between 2020 and Previous years significant with p value ≤0.01
  2. Data are N (%), mean (SD)
  3. TRISS Trauma Related Injury Severity Score