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Table 1 Comparison of two groups’ previous ECC experience

From: Comparing traditional, immersive simulation with Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice in postgraduate year 2 anesthesiology residents

   RCDP (n = 11) group mean Traditional (n = 10) group mean p values
Did you have formal training in Code Management in Medical SchoolϮ   90.9% 70% NS
Were you required to takeϮ     
  BLS-CPR in medical school 100% 100% NS
  ACLS in medical school 40% 57.1% NS
Were you exposed to a simulator in medical school?Ϯ   80% 85.7% NS
  If yes, was it used to teach resuscitation skills? Ϯ 75% 83.3% NS
Number of Real Codes attended*     
  During medical school 4.09 2.00 NS
  During residency 6.27 3.40 NS
Number of Codes attended*     
  On the floor 4.00 2.11 NS
  In the ICU 2.30 1.22 NS
  In the operating room 0 0 NS
  In the emergency department .60 .44 NS
Number of times acting as Code Leader in a real code during residency*   .10 .11 NS
Have you personally defibrillated a patient?Ϯ   0% 0% NS
Have you personally defibrillated a manikin?Ϯ   45.5% 60% NS
  Number of times personally defibrillated a manikin* 1.60 1.00 NS
Have you personally synchronize cardioverted a manikin?Ϯ   27.3% 20% NS
  Number of times personally synchronize cardioverted a manikin* 1.67 1.00 NS
Did you attend a mock code during your residency?Ϯ   27.3% 20% NS
Have you personally synchronize cardioverted a patient?Ϯ   9.1% 10% NS
  If yes, number of times personally synchronize cardioverted a patient* 1 1 NS
  1. *t test demonstrates no difference (p > .05)
  2. ϮFisher’s exact test demonstrates no difference (p > .05)
  3. NS not significant