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Table 1 Characteristics of Participating Level I Trauma Centers and Their Pelvic Fracture Management Guidelines

From: A descriptive survey on the use of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) for pelvic fractures at US level I trauma centers

Survey QuestionResponses% (n)n
Does your hospital have a guideline for pelvic fracture management?Yes
No
73% (29)
28% (11)
40
In what year was the current guideline for pelvic fracture management implemented? If unknown, please leave blank.20055% (1)19
20065% (1)
20115% (1)
201316% (3)
20145% (1)
201521% (4)
201637% (7)
20175% (1)
Is your hospital’s guideline for pelvic fracture management based on a published guideline?Yes79% (23)29
No21% (6)
What published guideline is your hospital following?WTA29% (6)21
EAST43% (9)
TQIP14% (3)
WSES0
ATLS10% (2)
Other (please specify): fill in the blank.a5% (1)
How long has your trauma center been an ACS-verified Level I trauma center?≤ 1 year5% (2)40
>  1 year to 2 years15% (6)
>  2 years to 5 years18% (7)
>  5 to 10 years5% (2)
>  10 years58% (23)
How many trauma admissions did you have in 2017?High volume (>  1500)90% (36)40
Low volume (≤ 1500)10% (4)
  1. WTA Western Trauma Association, EAST Eastern Trauma Association, TQIP Trauma Quality Improvement Project, WSES World Society of Emergency Surgeons, ATLS Advanced Trauma Life Support, a Participant indicated that protocol is based on the Orthopedic Trauma Association, EAST, TQIP and a literature review