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Table 1 Injury patterns and complications assessed for association with co-morbidity, diabetes status and outcome

From: Outcomes of polytrauma patients with diabetes mellitus

Injury patterns Complications
Head AIS 3+ Pneumonia, Wound Infection, Sepsis, UTI
Abdo AIS 3+ Renal Failure
Chest AIS 3+ MI, Arrhythmia, Arrest
Extremity AIS 3+ ARDS, DVT, PE
  1. Abdo, abdomen; AIS, abbreviated injury score; ARDS, acute respiratory distress syndrome; DVT, deep vein thrombosis; PE, pulmonary embolism; UTI, urinary tract infection.