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Table 2 Results and group differences from the video analysis

From: High-fidelity is not superior to low-fidelity simulation but leads to overconfidence in medical students

Item Low-Fidelity High-Fidelity P-Value
Duration of examination of vital signs 7 s 7 s  
Interval between taking vital signs and chest compression 8 s 6 s
Adressing the patient 85% 77%
Pain stimulus 77% 67%
Examination of breathing
 -not at all 5% 20% *(p = 0.012)
 -incorrect examination 69% 62%  
 -correct examination 26% 18%  
Call for help 65% 61%  
Time until start of chest compression 22 s 20s  
Time until ventilation 62 s 61 s  
Ventilation without equipment 29% 41%  
Time until defibrillator patches applied 91 s 105 s  
Heart Rhythm assessed 69% 51% *(p = 0.021)
Rhythm assessed correctly 100% 92%  
Continuous chest compression during rhythm assessment 31% 34%  
Time to first defibrillation 151 s 154 s  
Time between application of defibrillator patches to first defibrillation 59 s 59 s  
Mean number of given shocks 2 2  
Time between defibrillations 106 s 91 s *(p = 0.016)
Incorrect application of medication 10% 15%  
placement of a venous cannula 26% 39%  
30:2 ratio compliance 87% 87%  
Disruption of compression >10s 44% 51%  
Guedel oropharyngeal airway used 10% 7%  
Continuous compression during preparation of defibrillator 42% 21% *(p = 0.017)
Pulse palpation 0% 5%  
Intubation 2% 3%  
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