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Table 2 Number of procedures performed in previous year

From: Procedural confidence in hospital based practitioners: implications for the training and practice of doctors at all grades

  Central line insertion Lumbar puncture Pleural aspiration Ascitic aspiration CPAP Intercostal drain insertion Tracheostomy management Knee joint aspiration DC cardio-version Temporary pacing
Cumulative number performed in previous year 1266 561 758 677 648 633 366 271 218 71
Grade           
FY1/FY2           
Median 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(95% CI) (0 – 0) (0 – 1.5) (0 – 1.5) (0 – 1) (0 – 0) (0 – 1) (0 – 0) (0 – 0) (0 – 0) (0 – 0)
Lower quartile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Upper quartile 0 2.5 2 1.5 0 1 0 0.5 0 0
SHO           
Median 1 4.5 4.5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
(95% CI) (0 – 4.9) (2 – 10) (1.1 – 9.8) (0 – 5) (0 – 1.9) (0.1 – 4) (0 – 1.3) (0 – 0) (0 – 2.8) (0 – 0)
Lower quartile 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Upper quartile 5 13.75 10 5 2.75 4 1 0.75 3 0
SpR           
Median 6 4 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0
(95% CI) (4 – 10) (2 – 5.3) (1.9 – 5) (0 – 4.1) (0 – 2.1) (1 – 5) (0 – 0) (0 – 0) (0 – 0) (0 – 0)
Lower quartile 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Upper quartile 15 10 10 5.5 8 10 1.75 0 1 1.25
Consultant           
Median 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(95% CI) (0 – 0) (0 – 0) (0 – 0) (0 – 0) 0 – 0 (0 – 0) (0 – 0) (0 – 0) (0 – 0) (0 – 0)
Lower quartile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Upper quartile 2 1 1 0 0 1.75 1.25 0 0 0
Clinical Fellow           
Median 3 3 5 4 1 1.5 0 0 0 0
(95% CI) (0 – 12) (1.8 – 11.7) (0 – 8.3) (0 – 20) (0 – 2.3) (0 – 5.7) (0 – 0.2) (0 – 3.2) (0 – 0) (0 – 0)
Lower quartile 0 1.75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Upper quartile 12 12.5 8.5 20 2.5 6 0.25 3.25 0 0
All           
Median 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
(95% CI) (0 – 2) (1 – 2.8) (0 – 2) (0 – 0.1) (0 – 0) (0 – 1.3) (0 – 0) (0 – 0) (0 – 0) (0 – 0)
Lower quartile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Upper quartile 10 5 5 4 2 4 0.25 0 0 0
  1. CPAP = continuous positive airway pressure support (responses also included bilevel positive pressure airway support), DC Cardioversion = elective direct current cardioversion, FY1 = Foundation year 1, FY2 = Foundation year 2, SHO = Senior house officer, SpR = Specialist registrar