Table 1:

Demographic characteristics of the expert committee in the modified Delphi consensus exercise

CharacteristicNo. (%)
n = 16
Sex
 Male12 (75)
 Female4 (25)
Primary medical practice
 Emergency medicine13 (81)
 Family medicine2 (13)
 Both1 (6)
Physician college certification
 CCFP2 (13)
 CCFP EM6 (37)
 FRCPC8 (50)
Length of practice, yr
 < 52 (13)
 5–94 (25)
 10–141 (6)
 15–192 (13)
 20–241 (6)
 25–292 (13)
 ≥ 304 (25)
Medical director, Ontario paramedic practices5 (31)
  • Note: CCFP = Certification in the College of Family Physicians, CCFP EM = Certification in the College of Family Physicians, with Competence in Emergency Medicine, FRCPC = Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians of Canada.