Table 2 Primary endpoint analysis
Group 1, BNFC(n = 25)Group 2, Wheel(n = 27)Difference(95% CI)p Value
Mean (SD) number of correct prescriptions
    10 kg child (maximum correct = 7)2.2 (1.65)5.4 (1.42)3.2 (2.34 to 4.06)1.02×10−9
    23 kg child (maximum correct = 7)1.3 (1.22)5.5 (1.42)4.2 (3.46 to 4.94)1.47×10−15
    Total (maximum correct = 14)3.5 (2.69)10.9 (2.34)7.4 (5.99 to 8.81)3.80×10−14
Mean (SD) time taken to complete the prescription chart (min)12.4 (8.08)5.8 (2.01)−6.6 (−10.01 to −3.19)4.98×10−4
  • Comparison of the mean number of correct prescriptions and the mean time to complete the prescription chart. Data analysed using the unpaired t test.