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Research Article

A Note regarding Problems with Interaction and Varying Block Sizes in a Comparison of Endotracheal Tubes

Table 2

Mean intubation outcomes for the Parker Flex-Tip and standard tubes for each of the six anesthesiology providers.

Dependent variablesParker Flex-Tip Standard ETT

AP#1
 Time for ETT insertion (sec)9.014.0
 Number of redirections1.02.0
 Difficulty of insertion rating16.719.0
AP#2
 Time for ETT insertion (sec)6.79.9
 Number of redirections0.00.7
 Difficulty of insertion rating3.711.5
AP#3
 Time for ETT insertion (sec)14.717.1
 Number of redirections1.62.4
 Difficulty of insertion rating21.731.8
AP#4
 Time for ETT insertion (sec)15.05.0
 Number of redirections3.00.0
 Difficulty of insertion rating60.07.0
AP#5
 Time for ETT insertion (sec)8.06.0
 Number of redirections1.00.0
 Difficulty of insertion rating13.311.7
AP#6
 Time for ETT insertion (sec)18.714.7
 Number of redirections0.00.7
 Difficulty of insertion rating14.23.0

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