Comparison of Endotracheal Intubation Success Rates Using Video Laryngoscopes in Entrapped Patients - a Manikin Study

This study has been completed.
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University of Cologne Identifier:
First received: August 13, 2010
Last updated: November 10, 2010
Last verified: August 2010

The investigators will compare the success rates of endotracheal intubation in a simulated entrapped car accident victim (manikin) using different video laryngoscopes by experienced emergency physicians.

The investigators hypothesized that video laryngoscopes may improve success rates.

Endotracheal Intubation

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Comparison of Endotracheal Intubation Success Rates Using Video Laryngoscopes in Entrapped Patients - a Manikin Study

Further study details as provided by University of Cologne:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • successful endotracheal intubation [ Time Frame: 2 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    We compare the success rates of endotracheal intubation with the different devices

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: August 2010
Study Completion Date: November 2010
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mcgrath vl
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macintosh laryngoscope


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
experienced emergency physicians

Inclusion Criteria:

  • experienced emergency physicians

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no experience in out-of-hospital emergency medicine
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01182740

University Hospital of Cologne
Cologne, Germany, 50397
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Cologne
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Responsible Party: Wolfgang A. Wetsch, M.D., Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital of Cologne, Germany Identifier: NCT01182740     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10-183
Study First Received: August 13, 2010
Last Updated: November 10, 2010
Health Authority: Germany: Ethics Commission processed this record on November 25, 2015