TableĀ 3

Percentage of patients who utilised resources in the study year

Percentage of patientsp Value
ResourceCases (%)Controls (%)
GP visits8647<0.001
Practice nurse visits7229<0.001
Community nurse visits752<0.001
Specialist nurse visits2<1ns
Allied healthcare visits1430.005
Hospital outpatient visits5318<0.001
Hospital admissions and day cases296<0.001
Ambulance services<1<1ns
Accident and emergency attendances<1<1ns
Diagnostic tests8045<0.001
Non-wound care devices365<0.001
Wound care products1000<0.001
Prescriptions for individual drugs9872<0.001
  • GP, general practitioner.