Table 1

Study procedures (n=224)

Procedure undertakenNumber (%)*
*Column percentage.
Wound examination and closure (tissue glue/steri-strip/suturing)81 (36.2)
Investigative procedure (intravenous cannulation, venepuncture, lumbar puncture, bone marrow aspirate)74 (33.0)
Application of dressings (wounds and burns)19 (8.5)
Orthopaedic (manipulation of fractures and dislocations)18 (8.0)
Miscellaneous (removal of foreign body, urinary catheterisation and change of gastrostomy tube)32 (14.3)
Total224 (100)