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Research Article

Using Fresh Frozen Plasma for Acute Airway Angioedema to Prevent Intubation in the Emergency Department: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Table 2

Intubation characteristics.

ParameterFFP
()
No FFP
()
value

Prevalence, (%)7 (35)65 (60)0.05
Duration, hours, mean (SD)60.3 (38.2)97.1 (126.9)0.45
Type, (%)1.00
 PO5 (83)51 (81)
 Nasal1 (17)12 (19)
Location, (%)
 ED3 (43)45 (69)
 ICU1 (14)3 (5)
 Floor0 (0)9 (14)
 OR3 (43)8 (12)
Procedure administrator, (%)0.59
 ED physician0 (0)9 (14)
 Anesthesiologist/ENT7 (100)56 (86)
Procedures, (%)
 Cricothyroidotomy1 (14)1 (2)0.19
 Tracheostomy1 (14)3 (5)0.34

ED, emergency department; ENT, ear, nose, and throat surgeon; FFP, fresh frozen plasma; ICU, intensive care unit; OR, operating room; PO, per-oral; SD, standard deviation.

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