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Table 2 Mechanism of Injury Only – Knudson et al [18]

From: Is mechanism of injury alone in the prehospital setting a predictor of major trauma – a review of the literature

Criteria Patients
n
Sensitivity
%
Specificity
%
Fall > 16 feet (4.9 m) 33 4 96
Motorcycle accident > 20 mph (32 km/h) 39 9 94
Automobile versus pedestrian accident > 5 mph (8 km/h) 78 16 81
Rollover accident 27 5 94
Motor vehicle accident > 40 mph (64 km/h) 126 24 72
Bicycle accident 12 0 97
Death of Passenger and Prolonged Extrication 41 NS NS
  1. NS: Not Specified in the article.