TableĀ 2

Non-overdose codes assigned in the call centre to patients then coded by attending crews as non-accidental overdose/poisoning or treated with naloxone (n=540)

Call centre codeDescriptionNumber of NANFP calls from PCR data (% of all those miscoded or not labelled NFP at call)
01Abdominal pain/problems4 (0.7)
02Allergies2 (0.4)
04Assault/sexual assault5 (0.9)
05Back pain1 (0.2)
06Breathing problems34 (6.3)
09Cardiac/respiratory arrest18 (3.3)
10Chest pain18 (3.3)
12Convulsion/fitting28 (5.2)
13Diabetic problems4 (0.7)
17Falls15 (2.8)
18Headache1 (0.2)
19Heart problems4 (0.7)
20Exposure1 (0.2)
21Haemorrhage/laceration10 (1.9)
22Industrial accident10 (1.9)
25Psychiatric behaviour71 (13.1)
26Sick person21 (3.9)
27Stab/gunshot5 (0.9)
28Stroke3 (0.6)
29Traffic accident1 (0.2)
30Traumatic injuries3 (0.6)
31Unconscious/fainting73 (13.5)
32Unknown problem19 (3.5)
Not known/not recorded189 (35.0)
Total540 (100)
  • NANFP, non-accidental non-fatal poisoning; NFP, non-fatal poisoning; PCR, patient clinical record.