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Table 3 Respondents reported experience with difficult airway situations and difficult airway back-up equipment.

From: Pre-hospital advanced airway management by anaesthesiologists: Is there still room for improvement?

  Specialist
(n = 12)
Non specialist
(n = 5)
P Fulltime
(n = 11)
Part-time
(n = 6)
P
Has experienced difficult airway 10 3 0.538 11 2 0.006
Has experienced non-intubation situation 6 0 0.102 6 0 0.043
Has knowledge of airway related death 7 3 1.000 6 4 1.000
Experience with use of ILMA 6 4 0.338 5 6 0.304
Experience with use of LMA 7 4 0.600 6 5 0.333
Experience with use of LMA Proseal 4 3 0.593 3 4 0.162
Experience with use of LT 5 1 0.600 5 6 0.043
Experience with use of McCoy 5 2 1.000 5 2 1.000
Experience with use of Bougie 7 4 0.600 6 5 0.333
Experience with use of needle cricothyrotomy 4 0 0.261 4 0 0.237
Experience with use of cricothyrotomy 3 0 0.515 3 0 0.515
Experience with use of emergency tracheotomy 2 0 1.000 2 0 0.515
  1. Significant differences are in bold (p-value < 0.05 considered significant).