Table 4

Relationship between successful first attempt orotracheal intubation (OTI) and prior clinical expertise with videolaryngoscopy (VL)

Level of expertise with VLSuccessful first OTI attempt, % (n)
Yes, % (n)No, % (n)P value*
Non-experts† (<10 OTIs under VL over past 12 months)5 (18.5)6 (21.5)0.001
Experts† (≥10 OTIs under VL over past 12 months)16 (60)0 (0.0)
  • Values expressed in % (n).

  • *Fisher’s exact test.

  • †All physicians enrolled in this study received specific institutional simulation training on VL at the beginning of the pandemic as part of a hospital-wide campaign.