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Table 5 Treatment modalities in the different groups of age

From: Increased in-hospital mortality following severe head injury in young children: results from a nationwide trauma registry

  Age 1–3 years Age 4–6 years Age 7–10 years Age 11–14 years Age 15–17 years Adults
Intubation on-scene (%) 14.4 8.6 8.4 7.6 11.3 10.4
GCS ≤8 and intubation on-scene 74.5 87.5 89.4 94.1 88.4 87.7
Intubation at ER (%) 43.3 60.0 59.0 61.4 65.2 58.4
Cranial CT scan (%) 89.9 91.3 92.7 97.4 96.3 95.3
Whole-body CT scan (%) 32.5 34.1 40.3 34.9 50.0 56.2
Discharged home (%) 59.3 58.3 67.9 59.6 50.7 43.8
Craniotomy (%) 9.4 9.2 8.0 10.5 9.8 11.8
Transfer to a rehabilitation clinic (%) 15.3 15.7 16.6 21.1 27.6 29.0
Other hospital (%) 5.9 7.9 6.2 8.5 10.7 11.3