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Table 2 Unadjusted success rates and adverse event rates, according to intubation method

From: A comparison of emergency airway management between neuromuscular blockades alone and rapid sequence intubation: an analysis of multicenter prospective study

  n (%) Unadjusted OR for NMB alone P value
All (n = 852) NMB alone (n = 114) RSI (n = 738) OR (95% CI)
Successful on 1st attempt 621 (73) 80 (70) 541 (73) 0.9 (0.6–1.3) 0.48
Successful in ≤2 attempts 771 (90) 101 (89) 670 (91) 0.8 (0.4–1.5) 0.46
Adverse eventsa 103 (12) 12 (11) 91 (12) 0.8 (0.4–1.6) 0.58
  1. NMB neuromuscular blockade, RSI rapid sequence intubation, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. aPatients may have more than 1 adverse event