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2YEARS OF SEVERE INJURY IN CHILDREN

2Years of Severe Injury in Children (ISS > 15)

Most senior clinician in the ED

Direct admissions to hospital = 1,169

Most senior in ED

Number of cases (%)

All

Children’s MTC

TU

Adult MTC

All patients directly admitted visited the ED.

76.5% of severely injured children were resuscitated by consultants, 49% were seen by a paediatric specialist in the ED.

0

10

20

30

40

50

60

70

80

Consultant

Associate Specialist

ST

FY/ST 1-2

Other/not recorded

Percentage of patients

2013 & 2014

2012

Consultant

894 (76.5%)

534 (90.1%)

269 (57.8%)

91 (82%)

Associate Specialist

34 (2.9%)

29 (6.2%)

5 (4.5%)

ST3 and above

103 (8.8%)

38 (6.4%)

58 (12.5%)

7 (6.3%)

FY / ST 1-2

76 (6.5%)

15 (2.5%)

58 (12.5%)

3 (2.7%)

Other / Not recorded

62 (5.3%)

6 (1%)

51 (11%)

5 (4.5%)

Total

1,169 (100%)

593 (100%)

465 (100%)

111 (100%)