New airway device as good as tracheal tube insertion for out-of-hospital resuscitationBMJ 2019; 364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5324 (Published 13 February 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:k5324
- Rob Cook, clinical director1,
- Vaughan Thomas, clinical adviser2,
- Rosie Martin, clinical specialist1
- on behalf of NIHR Dissemination Centre
- 1Bazian, Economist Intelligence Unit healthcare, 20 Cabot Square, London E14 4QW
- 2Wessex Institute, University of Southampton, Alpha House, Enterprise Road, Southampton Science Park, Southampton, SO16 7NS
- Correspondence to R Cook
Effect of a strategy of a supraglottic airway device versus tracheal intubation during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest on functional outcome: the AIRWAYS-2 randomised clinical trial
Benger JR, Kirby K, Black S, Brett SJ, Clout M, Lazaroo MJ, Nolan JP, Reeves BC, Robinson M, Scott LJ, Smartt H, South A, Stokes EA, Taylor J, Thomas M, Voss S, Wordsworth S, Rogers CA
Published on 28 August 2018 JAMA 2018;320:779-91
This study was funded by the National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment Programme (project number 12/167/102).
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Definitions: The modified Rankin Scale of neurological disability is a 6 point scale ranging from 0 (no symptoms) to 6 (dead). A score of 0 to 3 was considered a good outcome in this study.
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