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Table 3 First attempt and ultimate success rates by level of training

From: Video laryngoscopy improves intubation success and reduces esophageal intubations compared to direct laryngoscopy in the medical intensive care unit

Training level First attempt success - DL First attempt success - VL P-value Ultimate success- DL Ultimate success- VL P -value
Residents (PGY 1 to 3) 59% (16/27) 73% (72/98) 0.16 93% (25/27) 97% (95/98) 0.29
Fellows/Attendings (PGY 4+) 62% (18/29) 82% (112/136) 0.02 93% (26/28) 99% (134/136) 0.03
  1. TableĀ 3: Compares the first attempt and ultimate success rates between VL and DL by residents and fellows/attendings. DL, direct laryngoscope/laryngoscopy; PGY, post-graduate year; VL, video laryngoscope/laryngoscopy.