|Characteristics of study sites and participants|
|Annual ED Attendances||51,105||61,939|
|Annual ED Discharges||40,323||40,713|
|Nurse Practitioners (n = 5)||4 Nurse Practitioners||1 Nurse Practitioner|
|Senior Doctors (n = 4)||ED Director#||ED Director#|
|1 senior Staff Specialist||1 senior Staff Specialist|
|Senior Nurses (n = 5)||1 Nurse Unit Manager||2 Nurse Unit Managers|
|1 Advanced Clinical Practice Nurse||1 senior registered nurse|
*Hospital statistics over year 2009/2010.
#In Australia, ED Directors engage in direct patient care during clinical shifts in addition to general departmental management.
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Li et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:356 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-356