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Table 2 Main diagnosis at transfer

From: Quality of interhospital transport of the critically ill: impact of a Mobile Intensive Care Unit with a specialized retrieval team

Diagnosis (percentage)
Respiratory problems 27
Sepsis 17.6
Multiple organ failure 10.8
Neurological disorders 10.8
Surgical problems 9.4
Cardiac disorders 8.1
Gastrointestinal bleeding 6.8
Intoxication 2.7
Other* 6.8
  1. *Other diagnoses included pulmonary embolism (n = 1), major bleeding after elective conchaesurgery (n = 1), Wegener's granulomatosis (n = 1), Hemolysis Elevated Liver enzymes Low Platelets (HELLP) syndrome (n = 1) and acute renal failure (n = 1).