Skip to main content

Table 1 Comparison of data on ventilation parameters

From: Comparison of the Mapleson C circuit, 500 ml and 1.6 l self-inflating bags for delivering guideline-compliant ventilation during simulated adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  500 ml self-inflating bag 1.6 l self-inflating bag Mapleson C circuit P value
Minute ventilation (l/minute) 7.01 (3.22) 9.68 (4.22) 9.77 (3.45) 0.003*
Tidal volume (nl) 391 (51.5) 582 (86.7) 625 (103) < 0.001*
Respiratory rate (/minute) 16.7 (6.9) 18 (6.45) 17.3 (5.46) 0.704
Peak airway pressure (cmH2O) 14.5 (5.18) 20.7 (9.03) 30.3 (11.4) < 0.001*
  1. Data presented as mean (SD). *Statistically significant result. Nonstatistically significant result.