Journal article

Neonatal videolaryngoscopy as a teaching aid: the trainees' perspective

Joyce E O'Shea, Sandy Kirolos, Marta Thio, C Omar Farouk Kamlin, Peter G Davis

ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD-FETAL AND NEONATAL EDITION | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2021

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Neonatal intubation is a challenging skill to acquire. A randomised controlled trial (RCT) found junior trainees had higher intubation success rates if their supervisor shared their airway view on a videolaryngoscope screen compared with intubations where the supervisor could not see the videolaryngoscope screen. The intubations in the trial were supervised by a group of experienced neonatologists who developed an intubation teaching package that aimed to be informative, consistent and supportive. We surveyed the trainees to assess their experiences of the intubation attempts. METHODS: Trainees participating in the RCT completed questionnaires anonymously after each intubation ..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Program


Funding Acknowledgements

The original RCT was supported by The Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, and the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Program (grant 606789).