Table 1

 Documentation of key items of information before and after introduction of proforma

No proforma (n = 95; %)Proforma used (n = 95; %)p Value for χ2
DVT, deep vein thrombosis; ECG, electrocardiogram; SHO, senior house officer.
Patient’s name991001.00
Hospital number92810.06
Consultant’s name98980.61
SHO’s name4781<0.01*
Diagnosis5696<0.01*
Management plan89990.01*
Chest x ray45470.88
Bloods79850.34
ECG49570.38
DVT prophylaxis524<0.01*
Resuscitation status335<0.01*