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Table 3 Outcomes - PHEA simulation using standard practice and an experimental method of equipment and drug preparation

From: Impact of drug and equipment preparation on pre-hospital emergency Anaesthesia (PHEA) procedural time, error rate and cognitive load

Outcome Standard Practice (11 simulations) Experimental Method (12 simulations) Mean Difference (95% CI) P-value
Intervention Time (min:sec) 20:59 (3:13) 11:45 (1:45) 9:14 (7:42 to 10:45) < 0.001
Errors 9 (0 to 17) 0 (0 to 2) 8.6 (4.5 to 12.8) * 0.007
Cognitive Load Intubator (mm) 49.9 (20.5) 49.4 (20.5) 0.5 (−16.7 to 17.8) 0.945
Cognitive Load Assistant (mm) 68.7 (24.8) 41.9 (22.4) 26.8 (9.8 to 43.1) 0.006
  1. * Difference of Medians with 95% CI