Table 3

Items that gained consensus as ‘Important’ and ‘Very Important’ and their recommended quantities
Subset & item (shaded items neared consensus) Quantity
Median (IQR)
Airway 1
OPA size 3 25 (20–25)
OPA size 4 25 (20–25)
Suction catheter - hard 30 (25–35)
Nasopharyngeal airway 7 22 (2–25)
Suction - handheld manual 23 (20–25)
Non-inflatable SG Airway device 21 (20–25)
Nasopharyngeal airway 6 22 (20–25)
OPA size 2 15 (10–15)
Particulate respirators [dust mask] 75 (50–100)
Suction - battery powered 10 (8–10)
Airway2
ET Securing device 25 (20–25)
Catheter mount 25 (25–25)
Laryngeal mask size 2 10 (5–10)
Laryngeal mask size 4 16 (15–20)
Laryngoscope & Blade(s) - adult 20 (15–20)
Magill forceps - adult 20 (15–20)
ET Tube size 8 15 (10–15)
Surgical airway set 8 (5–10)
ET Tube size 7 15 (10–15)
Laryngeal mask size 5 15 (10–15)
Laryngoscope & Blade(s) - child 10 (6–10)
Breathing
Bag Valve mask - adult 25 (20–25)
Bag Valve mask - child 10 (10–13)
Chest seal 25 (25–30)
Reservoir mask and tubing - adult 50 (40–50)
Reservoir mask and tubing - child 25 (25–30)
Nebuliser mask and tubing - adult 25 (24–30)
Nebuliser mask and tubing - child 20 (15–20)
Portable ventilator 10 (10–15)
Chest/thoracic drainage kits and sets 15 (10–15)
Bag valve mask - infant 10 (5–10)
Circulation
3 way tap & extension tube (IO/IV) 35 (30–40)
Blast bandage 80 (75–100)
Disposable latex free tourniquet IV access 50 (50–50)
EZ IO 10 (10–10)
Haemostatic dressings 80 (70–100)
Administration set blood and blood derivatives 55 (50–60)
Combat application tourniquet 60 (50–70)
Syringe 2 ml 50 (46–50)
Transpore/micropore tape 55 (50–60)
Cannula 16 g 50 (50–50)
Cannula 18 g 50 (50–51)
IO Catheter 30 (25–36)
IO needle blue 15 (14–20)
IO needle red 15 (10–20)
IO needle yellow 15 (12–20)
Cannula 20 g 50 (40–50)
Dressing - extra large 90 (75–100)
Dressing - large 100 (100–100)
Dressing - medium 100 (100–110)
Dressing wound with conforming stretch bandage 85 (80–100)
IV Dressing - Transparent 100 (100–125)
Oales modular bandage 60 (50–95)
Swabs packet 95 (76–100)
Cling film - one roll 29 (20–30)
Hypodermic needles 19 g 50 (50–50)
Syringe 5 ml 50 (50–60)
Dressing burn gel-soaked sterile 62.5 (50–75)
AED 6 (5–10)
Safety/Drawing up needle 100 (93–100)
Cannula 22 g 30 (25–40)
Hypodermic needles 25 g 50 (50–50)
Syringe 1 ml 20 (15–25)
Syringe caps male/female red 100 (80–100)
AED Pads - adult 12 (10–15)
AED Pads - child 7 (5–10)
Examination
Stethoscope - adult 20 (15–20)
Monitor SPO2 25 (22–30)
Glucose test strips (for use with glucose meter) 60 (50–75)
Triage tape - child 10 (10–14)
Glucose meter 10 (10–10)
Rectal thermometer 5 (0–5)
Monitor CO2 15 (10–20)
Torch - examination pen disposable 25 (25–25)
Manual sphygmomanometer 15 (10–15)
Medicines1
Morphine sulphate 100 (84–100)
Oxygen mass delivery [1 unit] 3 (2–4)
Saline .9% 500 mls bag 90 (75–100)
Naloxone hydrochloride (Min-I-jet, 2 mg/5 mls) 35 (25–50)
Salbutamol - Nebuliser liquid 2 mg/ml 2.5 ml UDV 45 (40–50)
Clopidogrel 75 mg 2.5 (0–5)
Oxygen D size 28 (25–30)
Entonox [with mouthpiece] 25 (20–25)
Adrenaline (1 mg/1 ml, 1:1000) 20 (20–25)
Adrenaline (Min-I-Jet, 1 mg in 10 ml, 1:10,000) 40 (30–50)
Lidocaine -100 mg/10 ml (1%) solution for injection pfs 20 (15–25)
Saline ampoule 10 mls 100 (82–100)
Clopidogrel 300 mg 5 (0–5)
Ipratopium bromide (6 × 250 mcg/1 ml) 20 (15–20)
Clindamycin 5 (0–5)
Atropine sulphate (Min-I-Jet, 3 mg in 10 ml) 28 (25–31)
Diazepam emulsion 10 mg in 2 mls 22(20–25)
Eyewash 500 mls 30 (25–40)
Saline 10 mls pre-filled syringe 50 (50–52)
Saline ampule 5 mls 15 (0–20)
Oxygen F size 10 (10–12)
Medicines2
Tranexamic acid 50 (40–50)
Ketamine 47.5 (40–50)
Midazolam 45 (35–50)
Suxamethonium chloride -Injection PFS 100 MG/2 ML 21 (20–25)
Ondansetron 4 mg 20 (19–25)
Splintage
Pelvic sling 25 (25–30)
Cervical collars (set) 25 (20–30)
Head hugger with straps 25 (20–25)
Frac straps/packs 20 (16–25)
Traction splint 20 (16–20)
Triangular bandage 50 (50–50)
Box splint 25 (20–25)
Tape 100% cotton for medical or general use 25 (20–30)
Comfort
Emergency blanket 120 (100–127)
Re-robe/modesty suits 65 (50–75)
De-robe suits 65 (50–75)
Control of infection
Clinical waste bag 100 (100–120)
Latex free gloves extra large 102 (100–147)
Latex free gloves large 150 (107–195)
Latex free gloves medium 150 (139–195)
Latex free gloves small 115 (100–145)
Alcohol hand gel 50 (40–60)
Sharps box .2 lt 20 (14–20)
Sharps box 10 lt 10 (5–12)
Skin wipes (Tub) 30 (16–34)
Pre injection swabs 150 (112–200)
Other
Entonox mouthpiece 50 (40–50)
Tuffcut scissors 30 (25–30)
Self help packs 75 (64–94)
Medication/drug syringe stickers 120 (100–150)
Shears - hardened stainless steel, circa 25 cm 20 (20–25)
Scalpel 25 (20–25)
Transport
Carry sheet 30 (25–39)
Rescue board and straps 15 (10–20)
Stretcher - drag 15 (10–15)
Stretcher - orthopaedic 11 (10–15)
Stretcher - large wheeled 10 (4–10)
Stretcher - basket 10 (5–10)

Duncan et al.

Duncan et al. BMC Emergency Medicine 2014 14:5   doi:10.1186/1471-227X-14-5

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