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Table 1 Number of staff required for the in-house initial response teams; new coma alarm compared to well-established multiple trauma alarm

From: Coma of unknown origin in the emergency department: implementation of an in-house management routine

Coma alarm Multiple trauma alarm
Internal specialist  
Anaesthesiologist Anaesthesiologist
Trauma surgeon 3 Trauma surgeons
Neurosurgeon (notification only) Neurosurgeon
2 Anaesthesiology nurses 2 Anaesthesiology nurses
3 ED nurses 3 ED nurses
2 Radiographers 2 Radiographers