Table 2

Priority ranking Delphi stage 2, survey 1 (n=39 respondents)

TypeTopicMean priority (SD)Lowest priority assignedHighest priority assigned% prioritising 5 or higher
CSepsis4.97 (1.04)2669.2
CFever4.95 (1.15)2669.2
CRespiratory illness4.87 (1.06)2671.8
CPaediatric cardiopulmonary arrest4.67 (1.36)2656.4
CChild abuse4.36 (1.04)2646.2
CCare for refugee children3.87 (1.32)1635.9
IRisk stratification5.08 (0.98)2674.4
IBiomarkers5.05 (0.83)3679.5
INew PED technologies5.05 (0.97)3676.9
PKnowledge translation/implementation4.69 (1.03)2661.5
PAntibiotic stewardship4.69 (1.26)1659.0
PPathways of PED conditions4.59 (1.04)2661.5
ITriage4.59 (1.19)2661.5
IUltrasonography4.54 (1.17)1661.5
PSimulation4.54 (1.32)2651.3
IProcedural sedation and analgesia4.51 (1.21)1659.0
PPED organisation4.44 (1.21)2646.2
PPatient-reported outcomes4.33 (1.24)1641.0
IPEWS4.23 (1.20)2646.2
  • C, condition, I, intervention; P, process; PED, paediatric emergency department; PEWS, paediatric early warning score.