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Comparison of Endotracheal Intubation Education with Video Laryngoscope and Direct Laryngoscopy on Anaesthesiology Students’ Skill In Arak University of Medical Sciences
B Yazdi, D Hekmatpou *, M Koochaki
, hekmatpou@yahoo.com
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  Introduction: Successful intubation at the beginning of general anaesthesia and in critical situation like respiratory arrest is very important to of prevent hypoxia in patients. This study was accomplished with the aim of determination of the effectiveness of endotracheal intubation education with video laryngoscope on anaesthesiology students’ skill in Arak University of Medical Sciences.

  Method: This is a randomized controlled educational trial. The study population inculding all anaesthesiology students in which randomly assigned into two groups. In control group routine education and in intervention group education with video laryngoscope was done. The data collection tool was a check list which was filled by an instructor in before and after the education. All data were analysed by using SPSS software Version 17.

  Results: The mean scores of students’ practice in intervention group was 10.21 ± 1.58 before education and increased up to 15± 2.28 after education and this difference was significant (P= 0.001). The mean scores of students’ practice in control group was 10.1 ± 1 before education and increased up to 13.2± 1.44 after education and this difference was significant (P= 0.001) too. After education in education group, 17 students had successful intubations and 2 students were not success. The number of successful intubations in before and after education in intervention group were significant (P= 0.001). After education in control group, 9 students had successful intubation and 10 students were not success. The number of successful intubations in before and after education in control group were significant (P= 0.001).

  Conclusion: Both traditional & video laryngoscope education of intubation have increased the students’ practice scores after education, but the mean scores of new education style was greater than traditional one. For being success in intubation, the score of 15 was essential. The successful students in intubation in educational group were two times of control group. So, applying video laryngoscope in endotracheal intubation education in all educational & medical centers of country is recommended.

  

Keywords: Education, intubation, video laryngoscope, anesthesiology student
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Yazdi B, Hekmatpou D, Koochaki M. Comparison of Endotracheal Intubation Education with Video Laryngoscope and Direct Laryngoscopy on Anaesthesiology Students’ Skill In Arak University of Medical Sciences. RME. 2010; 2 (2) :1-9
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Volume 2, Issue 2 (2010) Back to browse issues page
پژوهش در آموزش علوم پزشکی Research in Medical Education