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Table 1 Illustrative example of how the definition is applied to patients

From: The Safety INdEx of Prehospital On Scene Triage (SINEPOST) study: the development and validation of a risk prediction model to support ambulance clinical transport decisions on-scene—a protocol

Variable Patient 1 Patient 2 Patient 3
Department type Type 1 Type 1 Type 1
Arrival mode Ambulance Ambulance Ambulance
Attendance category First First First
Investigations None Urinalysis, pregnancy test Urinalysis, chest X-ray
Treatments Guidance/advice Recording vital signs, prescription None
Discharge status Discharged Discharged Discharged
Non-urgent attendance Yes Yes No