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Table 3 Change in students’ confidence by item (n = 130) University of Dundee

From: The effects of an enhanced simulation programme on medical students’ confidence responding to clinical deterioration

Statement Time 1 Time 2 Time 3   Effect size
(Eta2)
  M SD M SD M SD p
1. The ABCDE Approach 3.38 0.87 3.60 0.85 4.60 0.64 <.001 .68
2. What to do when I’m in over my head 2.58 1.13 3.22 1.04 4.22 0.75 <.001 .72
3. How to interpret observed rapid changes in the patient 2.78 0.94 3.31 0.87 4.29 0.66 <.001 .68
4. Effective communication during an acute episode 2.77 0.97 3.41 0.92 4.28 0.74 <.001 .71
5. Getting help from senior colleagues 2.81 1.12 3.44 1.08 4.40 0.77 <.001 .67
6. Approach to the specific emergencies covered 2.66 0.84 3.28 0.87 4.31 0.68 <.001 .75
7. Using SEWS and SBAR to call senior help 2.70 1.06 3.38 1.03 4.46 0.84 <.001 .68