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14 January 2021: Clinical Research

Comparison of Rocuronium with Succinylcholine for Rapid Sequence Induction Intubation in the Emergency Department: A Retrospective Study at a Single Center in China

Gui Li 1ABF , Lin Cheng 2DEF* , Jianke Wang 1ADF

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.928462

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e928462

Table 6 Exploratory outcomes.

Exploratory outcomesGroupsComparison
Neuromuscular blocking agent usedSuccinylcholineRocuronium
Patients included in analysis141126P value
The number of intubation attempts222 (15)19 (15)0.032
35 (4)14 (11)
≥42 (2)6 (5)
Mean±SD1.27±0.60* 1.52±0.87
The time of out-of-hospital care (min)Minimum33350.071
The number of deaths during out-of-hospital care1 (1)3 (2)0.346
The number of unintentional extubations1 (1)2 (2)0.604
Descriptive are data presented as frequency (percentage) and numerical and ordinal data are presented as mean±standard deviation (SD). The Fischer exact test was performed for statistical data. All results were considered significant if the value was less than 0.05.
* Significantly lower than the RM group.

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