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Table 4 Procedures that > 50% of respondents think are quite/very important

From: Determining specific competencies for General Internal Medicine residents (PGY 4 and PGY 5). What are they and are programs currently teaching them? A survey of practicing Canadian General Internists

Procedure Percent Agreeing quite or very important.
ACLS/CPR 91
Central Venous Catheter Insertion 93
Paracentesis 90
Endotracheal Intubation 89
Lumbar Puncture 89
Thoracentesis 87
Arterial access and blood gases 82
Ambulatory ECG 79
Cardioversion 77
Exercise Stress Testing 77
Hemodynamic Monitoring 76
Temporary Pacemaker Insertion 75
Mechanical Ventilation 75
Transthoracic Pacing 71
Arthrocentesis 70
Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy 60
Chest Tube Insertion 58
Venipuncture 50