Table 2

 Overall results for each type of clinician.

ConsM/GradeSHOENPEDPPp Value*
EDPP, emergency department physiotherapy practitioner; ENP, emergency nurse practitioner; NSAID, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; SHO, Senior House Officer; STI, soft tissue injury.
*p Value showing if there was any statitistical difference between the clinicans and the number of fracture/dislocations seen, advice recorded as given, analgesia/NSAID given or advised, etc.
Total number of patients72135130142164
Fracture/dislocation (all patients)19 (26%)40 (30%)39 (30%)44 (31%)44 (27%)p = 0.91
Treatment (STI’s only)
STI’s53 (74%)95 (70%)91 (70%)98 (69%)120 (73%)
Advice recorded- yes43 (81%)85 (89%)74 (81%)82 (84%)115 (96%)p = 0.007
Analgesia/NSAID-given/advised27 (51%)76 (80%)78 (86%)71 (72%)78 (65%)p<0.001
Structural support36 (67%)66 (69%)50 (55%)86 (88%)64 (53%)p<0.001
Discharge-SOS/GP (STI’s only)49 (92%)79 (83%)80 (88%)90 (92%)105 (88%)p = 0.34
Follow-up (STI’s only)4 (8%)16 (17%)11 (12%)8 (8%)15 (13%)p = 0.054