Determinants of helicopter benefit for the transport of severe trauma patients

@inproceedings{Desmettre2013DeterminantsOH,
  title={Determinants of helicopter benefit for the transport of severe trauma patients},
  author={Thibaut Desmettre and Claire Bonithon-Kopp and Marc Freysz},
  booktitle={Critical care},
  year={2013}
}
Recently, Galvagno commented on the paper of Andruszkow and colleagues and summarized the studies using multivariate logistic regression to compare helicopter transport (HT) versus ground transport of trauma patients [1,2]. The authors did not mention our analysis of 1,958 trauma patients (26% transported by HT) specifically performed to investigate the influence of the mode of transport from the database of the French Intensive care Recorded in Severe Trauma study [3,4]. Compared with ground… CONTINUE READING