Table 1

Characteristics of physicians performing CRP-POCTs

Number of OEMS physicians who performed at least one CRP-POCT and completed questionnaire(s)18
Sex (n, %*)
 Female12(66.7)
 Male6(33.3)
Specialisation (n, %*)
 General physician16(88.9)
 Other specialisation2(11.1)
Years since licence to practice medicine
 Median (IQR)30(26–40)
  • CRP, C-reactive protein ; OEMS, outpatient emergency medical services; POCT, point-of-care testing.