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Table 2 Assessment scores: Non-technical skills and general clinical performance

From: Non-technical skills evaluation in the critical care air ambulance environment: introduction of an adapted rating instrument - an observational study

Performance measure Experienced group Inexperienced group P value*
Non-technical skills (AeroNOTS)a, median (IQR) 16 (15.125 – 17.125) 11.75 (8.75 – 14.25) 0.001
 Task Managementb, median (IQR) 3.75 (3.5 – 4.375) 2.5 (2.125 – 3) 0.001
 Teamworkb , median (IQR) 4 (3.625 – 4.5) 3 (2.5 – 3.5) 0.002
 Situational Awarenessb , median (IQR) 3.75 (3.5 – 4.375) 3 (2.5 – 3.375) 0.03
 Decision Makingb , median (IQR) 4 (3.625 – 4.375) 2.75 (2.125 – 3) 0.02
General clinical performancec , median (IQR) 4 (4 – 4) 2.75 (2 – 3) 0.003
Self-rated clinical performancec , median (IQR) 4 (3 – 4) 3.5 (2.125 – 4) 0.32
  1. aMedian Aeromedical Non-technical Skills rating (summed score, possible range between 4 and 20, higher scores represent a higher level of performance)
  2. bMedian non-technical skills category rating (possible range between 1 and 5, higher scores represent a higher level of performance)
  3. cOverall clinical performance rating (self-rated or observed - possible range between 1 and 5, higher scores represent a higher level of performance)
  4. *Mann-Whitey U, two-tailed test