Table 2

Outcomes of patients with and without prehospital elevated shock index (SI)

SI >1 (n=97)SI <1 (n=447)P value
Prehospital hypotension50 (51.6%)32 (7.2%)<0.001
Significant injury53 (54.6%)194 (43.4%)0.04
Transfusion (24 h)60 (63.8%)134 (34.1%)<0.001
Death in ED13 (13.4%)31 (6.9%)0.04
Emergent operation*34 (35.1%)122 (27.3%)0.04
In-hospital mortality*23 (23.7%)81 (18.1%)NS
  • *Rates in patients who survived in the ED.

  • ED, emergency department; NS, not significant.