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Table 3 Complain wise breakdown of pre-hospital and hospital timings in minutes

From: Time intervals and associated factors of emergency treatment: first insight into Pakistani system

Complains Pre-Hospital timings Hospital timings
Decision time Transit time Physician time Diagnostic time Transfer time Length of stay
Chest pain 132 85 15 20 12 58
(72–298) (40–198) (10–25) (15–25) (8–30) (50–95)
Abdominal 155 90 66 170 210 425
(83–349) (45–210) (50–105) (145–195) (140–320) (212–545)
Respiratory 136 73 54 162 185 384
(76–288) (45–220) (52–98) (150–185) (125–290) (234–610)
Musculoskeletal 1182 95 82 185 110 315
(725–2380) (45–185) (64–132) (135–220) (72–155) (190–362)
Urogenital 450 85 64 158 45 262
(252–648) (52–203) (50–112) (140–186) (35–60) (238–310)
Neurological 176 97 50 165 148 390
(120–395) (55–187) (44–92 ) (130–240) (90–176) (175–436)
Poisoning 65 75 35 15 275 315
(45–130) (45–152) (28–52) (10–20) (151–380) (220–575)
Firearm 20 55 12   8 15
(15–58) (35–85) (10–22) - (5–11) (10–25)
Trauma 30 62 48 25 105 266
(25–70) (40–105) (25–42) (15–55) (82–245) (95–330)
  1. Figures were rounded off to the nearest whole number.