Table 1

Delphi panel

DisciplineNumber who agreed to participatePercentage of total
Paediatric nurse24
Emergency nurse12
Paediatric emergency nurse12
Emergency medicine consultant48
Paediatric intensive care consultant24
Anaesthetic consultant12
Paediatric respiratory subspecialist612
Paediatric consultant with interest in assessment units and guidelines24
Ear, nose and throat consultant24
Senior house officer36
Registrar with respiratory interest48
Registrar with an interest in guidelines12
General paediatrician2142