Table 1

Interventions undertaken by the A&E physician

InterventionDischarged (nā€Š=ā€Š80)Admitted (nā€Š=ā€Š62)
Venous blood tests3036
Arterial blood gas measurements73
Radiograph1129
Bacteriology40
Computed tomography929
Echocardiogram71
Lower limb Doppler scan30
Advice3826
Electrocardiograph213
Antibiotics195
Analgesics10
Cardiac drug163
Other drug100