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Research Article

Family-Witnessed Resuscitation: Perceptions of Nurses and Doctors Working in an Australian Emergency Department

Table 1

Sample sociodemographic characteristics, experience with FWR, and perceptions of FWR by role.

CharacteristicNurses ( 𝑛 = 7 7 )
% (n)
Doctors ( 𝑛 = 2 5 )
% (n)
P

Age
 18–3948.1 (37)72.0 (18)0.04
 40 years or more51.9 (40)28.0 (7)
Gender<0.001
 Female89.3 (67)28.0 (7)
 Male10.7(8)72.0 (18)
Highest qualification0.056
 Bachelor or less70.1 (47)48.0 (12)
 Postgraduate qualification29.9 (20)52.0 (13)
Specialty certificate0.14
 Yes35.1 (26)54.5 (12)
 No64.9 (48)45.5 (10)
Years in current role0.61
 Up to 542.1 (32)48.0 (12)
 6 or more57.9 (44)52.0 (13)
Member of a professional body0.005
 Yes61.4 (43)91.7 (22)
 No38.6 (27)8.3 (2)
Times invited family presence0.07
 Never56.6 (43)36.0 (9)
 Ever43.4 (33)64.0 (16)
Best person to decide0.22
 Patient or family63.8 (44)47.8 (11)
 Nurse or physician36.2 (25)52.2 (12)
Been present for own family0.45
 Yes10.5 (8)4.0 (1)
 No89.5 (68)96.0 (24)
Want own family present0.26
 Yes56.9 (41)44.0 (11)
 No43.1 (31)56.0 (14)
Part of advanced directive0.040
 Yes75.0 (54)50.0 (12)
 No25.0 (18)50.0 (12)

Fisher’s exact test 𝑃 -value reported.

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