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Achieving the Recommended Endotracheal Tube Cuff Pressure: A Randomized Control Study Comparing Loss of Resistance Syringe to Pilot Balloon Palpation

Table 3

Incidence of postextubation airway complaints in the study population.

Complaint, n (%)All participants, N = 17820–30 cmH2O, N = 9831–40 cmH2O, N = 80 value

At least one113 (63.5)56 (57.1)57 (71.2)0.052
None65 (36.5)42 (42.9)23 (28.8)
With cough
Yes45 (25.3)17 (17.3)28 (35.0)0.07
No133 (74.7)81 (82.7)52 (65.0)
With dysphagia
Yes14 (8.0)8 (8.2)6 (7.5)0.87
No164 (92.0)90 (91.8)74 (92.5)
With dysphonia
Yes16 (9.0)14 (14.3)2 (2.5)0.029
No162 (91.0)84 (85.7)78 (97.5)
With sore throat
Yes89 (50.0)42 (42.9)47 (58.7)0.035
No89 (50.0)56 (57.1)33 (41.3)

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