Table 3

Table showing the total number of ED false negatives and clinically significant ED false negatives (requiring a subsequent change in clinical management) according to the grade of emergency department staff interpreting the radiographic examination

All errors madeSignificant errors made
Grade of emergency department clinical staffTotal number of patients seenNumb er%Numb er%
Specialist registrar or staff grade4834430.89110.23
Senior house officer11084830.75270.24
Nurse practitioner106930.2820.19