Table 3

Parental responses to alternative models of care

Models of careGP admission (n = 54)A&E admission (n = 14)Total
(n = 68)
Admission necessary80%86%81%
Would have been happy to take child home after been seen at hospital11%0%9%
Prefer to care for child at home with nursing or other help15%0%12%
Prefer to care for child at home with nursing or other help after acute period passed48%71%53%
  • Categories were not mutually exclusive.