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Table 4 Mechanism of Injury Only – Bond et al [9]

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

Criteria PPV – %
Extrication time > 20 minutes 40.0
motorcycle crash victims ejected at greater than 30 km/h 22.4
Motor vehicle crash: death or serious injury to other occupant in the same car 21.4
Motor vehicle crash: a steering wheel deformity or structural intrusion into the passenger compartment of greater than 20 inches (508 mm) 17.9
Fall > 15 ft (4.6 m), with head involvement, or falls that occur on staircases 14.3