Table 2

Secondary outcome data

Case noAgeNo of ED attendances prior to diagnosisPresenting complaintWas GU exam performed in ED?Admitted to hospital?Discharge diagnosis
13021) Self-discharge.
2) Generally unwell—vomiting.
No
Yes (O&G)
No
Yes (O&G)
1) No diagnosis
2) Hyperemesis
24011/12 history right foot pain, 24 pregnant.NoNo(negative for DVT)
MSK pain
3321Painful eyeNoNoCorneal ulcer
4311Mouth painNoNoDental abscess
5371Generally unwell? malariaNoNoViral illness
62512/52 headachesNoNoViral illness
73821) Chest pain
2) Chest pain
No
No
No
No
Non-cardiac chest pain (×2)
8321Eye swellingNoNoConjunctivitis
9261Severe abdominal pain and PV bleedingYes (O&G)Yes (O&G)Threatened miscarriage
103721) Lower abdominal pain & spotting
2) Reattendance same day
No
No
No
No (EPAU next day)
1) Threatened miscarriage
2) Threatened miscarriage
11351Pain to armpitNoNoInfected sebaceous cyst right axilla
123021) N&V
2) PV bleeding
No
No
No
Yes (CDU)
1) Pregnancy
2) Threatened miscarriage
133241) Faint
2) Limb injury
3) Chest pain
4) PV
bleeding & back pain
No
No
No
Yes (O&G)
No
No
No
Yes (O&G)
1) Syncope
2) MSK limb injury
3) Non-cardiac CP
4) Threatened miscarriage
142921) Wrist injury
2) Abdominal pain and PV bleeding
No
No
No
No
1) Soft tissue injury
2) Polycystic ovarian syndrome
15271Back pain and urinary symptomsNoNoCystitis
162331) Chronic abdominal pain
2) Abdominal pain and fever
3) LIF pain and PV bleeding
No
Yes (ED)
No
No
Yes (O&G)
No
1) Non-specific abdominal pain
2) PID
3) Non-specific abdominal pain
172831) Ear pain
2) Ear pain
3) Ear pain
No
No
No
No
No
No
Otitis externa
Otitis externa
Otitis externa
18261Back pain and urinary symptomsNoNoCystitis
19301Limb injuryNoNoMSK injury
  • CDU, clinical decision unit; CP, chest pain; DVT, deep vein thrombosis; EPAU, early pregnancy assessment unit; GU, genitourinary; LIF, left iliac fossa; MSK, musculoskeletal; N&V, nausea and vomiting; O&G, obstetrics and gynaecology; PID, pelvic inflammatory disease; PV, per vagina.