Table 4 Oxygen therapy given to patients by ambulance staff within and outside the JRCALC recommendations
Guideline categoryTotal number of patients given oxygenNo treated within guideline recommendationsNo treated outside guideline recommendations
Medical emergency193*91 (high-flow)91 (72 medium-flow, 19 low-flow)
Trauma emergency1411 (high-flow)3 (medium-flow)
Cardiac chest pain3227 (high-flow)5 (medium-flow)
Cardiac arrest660
Pulmonary disease26260
Obstetrics and gynaecology101
  • *In 11 patients given oxygen the flow rate was not recorded.