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Table 3 Difficulties contributed to problems during resuscitation room intubation procedures (n = 129)

From: Airway Management in the Emergency Department (The OcEAN-Study) - a prospective single centre observational cohort study

  [n, (%)]
Secretion/blood 21 (16.3%)
Reduced mouth opening 12 (9.3%)
Short neck 9 (8.5%)
Immobilisation 7 (5.4%)
Untrained personal 7 (5.4%)
Retrognathy 4 (3.1%)
Patient positioning 3 (2.3%)
Anatomy pharynx/larynx 3 (2.3%)
Foreign body 1 (1.6%)
Anatomy neck 0 (0.0%)
Malfunction equipment 0 (0.0%)