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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]