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Table 3 Angioembolization or pelvic packing first given physician availability

From: The effect of orthopaedic surgeons’ and interventional radiologists’ availability on the priority treatment sequence for hemodynamically unstable pelvic fractures: a survey of US Level I trauma centers

 Pelvic packing firstAngioembolization firstp
Orthopaedic surgeon’s time to arrive % (n)
 0 mina41% (9)59% (13)> 0.99
 0–10 min00
 11–20 min0100% (1)
 21–30 min25% (1)75% (3)
 ≥ 31 min00
Intervention radiologist’s time to arrive % (n)
 0 mina38% (6)63% (10)0.54
 0–10 min00
 11–20 min100% (1)0
 21–30 min25% (2)75% (6)
 ≥ 31 min50% (1)50% (1)
Orthopaedic surgeon’s time to respond to consultation % (n)
 0–10 min50% (6)50% (6)0.60
 11–20 min29% (2)71% (5)
 21–30 min25% (2)75% (6)
Intervention radiologists time to prepare for intervention % (n)
 0–30 min36% (5)64% (9)> 0.99
 31–60 min33% (3)67% (6)
 61–120 min50% (2)12% (2)
Number of orthopaedic trauma surgeons % (n)
 Above median (> 0)0% (0)100% (6)0.06
 Equal to median (= 0)48% (10)52% (11)
Number of orthopaedic trauma surgeons trained to manage pelvic fractures % (n)
 Above average (> 3)62% (8)38% (5)0.02
 Equal to or below average (≤ 3)14% (2)86% (12)
  1. Ref reference, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, p p value
  2. aParticipants who had on-site 24-h/day coverage