Table 4

Clinical outcomes in matched pairs excluding initial amputations

TQ+ (n=53)TQ− (n=53)P value
HR, mean (SEM), bpm111 (4)99 (3)0.02
SBP, mean (SEM), mm Hg123 (5)131 (3)NS
Hematocrit, mean (SEM), %37.5 (0.9)38.1 (0.7)NS
Received transfusion in the first 24 hours, n (%)33 (62)25 (47)NS
pRBCs, mean (SEM), units3.3 (0.6)1.8 (0.4)0.03
FFP, mean (SEM), units2.2 (0.5)0.9 (0.3)0.02
Delayed amputation, n (%)6 (11)3 (6)NS
  • FFP, fresh frozen plasma; bpm, beats per minute; HR, heart rate; NS, not significant; pRBCs, packed red blood cells.SBP, systolic blood pressure; TQ+, with prehospital tourniquet; TQ−, without tourniquet placement;