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Table 3 Procedures performed by all consultants in consultant body

From: Position within the hospital and role in the emergency department of emergency physicians in the Netherlands: a national survey

ProcedurePerformed, N (%)Not performed by all EPs or data missing, N (%)
PSA in adults40 (78.4)11 (21.6)
PSA in children > 1228 (54.9)23 (45.1)
PSA in children 8–1224 (47.1)27 (52.9)
PSA in children 4–1221 (41.2)30 (58.8)
PSA in all children5 (9.8)46 (90.2)
Emergency intubation13 (25.5)38 (74.5)
Electrocardioversion18 (35.3)33 (64.7)
Lumbar puncture3 (5.9)48 (94.1)
Chest drains39 (76.5)12 (23.5)
Fascia iliac compartment block11 (21.6)40 (78.4)
EFAST26 (51.0)25 (49.0)
Cardiac US13 (25.5)38 (74.5)
Aortic US20 (39.2)31 (60.8)
IVC US14 (27.5)37 (72.5)
Lung US14 (27.5)37 (72.5)
Complete emergency USa11 (21.6)40 (78.4)
  1. PSA procedural sedation and analgesia, EFAST extended focused assessment with sonography for trauma, US ultrasound, IVC inferior vena cava
  2. aComplete emergency US is a package which contains the five domains mentioned above. The DSEP is training all EPs in this package