Table 2

Numbers (%) of patients with clinically significant errors. In some patients errors may have been made in more than one category

A&E n=1447MIU n=1315p Value
Number of patients with at least one significant error191 (13.2)126 (9.6)0.003
Errors in history of injury2 (0.15)1 (0.1)0.9
Errors in past medical history32 (2.2)5 (0.4)<0.0001
Errors in examination28 (1.8)43 (3.3)<0.03
Errors in follow up48 (3.3)42 (3.2)0.9
Errors in treatment60 (4)42 (3.2)0.2
Errors in radiological intrpretation
    false −ve9 (0.6)4 (0.3)
    false +ve4 (0.3)6 (0.4)0.7