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02 July 2022: Clinical Research

A Simulation Study Using a Quality Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Medical Manikin to Evaluate the Effects of Using Personal Protective Equipment on Performance of Emergency Resuscitation by Medical Students from the University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland and Non-Medical Personnel

Michał Starosolski 1ABE* , Beata Zysiak-Christ 2AB , Alicja Kalemba 3ABCDEF , Cezary Kapłan 3ABCDEF , Krzysztof Ulbrich 3BE

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.936844

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e936844

Table 2 Summary of resuscitation quality parameters in the non-medical group.

VariablePPE for AGPBasic protectionComparison test
Average rate of chest compression (per min)123125P=0.0552
SD (14.8)IQR (121–132)
Chest recoil (%)* 56.952P=0.2632
SD (29)SD (28.6)
Correct depth (%)** 81.575P=0.1752
IQR (62–92)IQR (59–89)
Quality of ventilation (%)*** 6985.5P=0.0032
SD (20.3)IQR (62–95)
CCF (%)# 77.677P=0.6391
SD (4.3)SD (3.9)
Correct compression depth (%)## 9999P=0.0946
IQR (91–100)IQR (99–100)
Compressions at a good rate (%)28.516P=0.0883
IQR (2–72)IQR (3–56)
* Percent of compression fully released;
** percent of compression with adequate depth;
*** percent of ventilation with adequate chest rise – 1.5 mm;
# chest compression fraction – the proportion of time spent performing chest compressions during CPR;
## percent of proper compression with correct recoil and depth.

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