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Table 4 Component Times

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

Component
(min:sec)
Standard Practice
(11 simulations)
Experimental Method
(12 simulations)
Mean Difference
(95% CI)
P-value
Equipment preparation 05:01
(03:42 to 06:19)
03:57
(03:13 to 04:41)
01:04
(− 00:18 to 02:26)
0.114
Drug Preparation 08:23
(06:43 to 10:03)
00:16
(00:07 to 00:24)
08:07
(06:26 to 09:49)
< 0.001
Checklist 03:50
(03:02 to 04:38)
03:40
(03:12 to 04:08)
00:10
(−00:27 to 00:47)
0.551
Drug Administration Including Onset Time 01:36
(01:16 to 01:57)
01:40
(01:31 to 01:49)
−00:04
(− 00:24 to 00:17)
0.702
Tracheal Intubation 00:42
(00:32 to 00:51)
00:37
(00:32 to 00:43)
00:04
(−00:07 to 00:15)
0.407
Total Intervention time 20:59
(18:49 to 23:09)
11:45
(10:34 to 12:56)
09:14
(07:42 to 10:45)
< 0.001
  1. Data presented as mean (95% CI)
  2. Definitions of Pre-hospital Anaesthesia components [see Additional file 3]