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Table 3 Information on rotation and gauge

From: Germany-wide evaluation of residency in neurological intensive care medicine

   Residents n (%)a
Number of neurological assistants rotating simultaneously to the ICU 1–3 33 (39.8)
4–6 21 (25.3)
7–9 18 (21.6)
10 or more 10 (12.0)
Weeks of training before first (night/weekend) duty up to 2 5 (6.0)
 > 2–4 20 (24.1)
 > 4–6 12 (14.4)
 > 6 34 (40.9)
Duration of the rotation less that 4 months 1 (1.2)
4–6 months 18 (21.7)
7–10 months 24 (28.9)
 > 10 months 41 (49.4)
Time of the (first) rotation 1st/2nd year of residency 32 (38.6)
3rd/4th year of residency 41 (49.4)
After the 4th year of residency 11 (13.2)
Pure training period at the start of the rotation  < 1 week 30 (35.1)
1–2 weeks 18 (21.7)
3–4 weeks 23 (27.7)
 > 4 weeks 12 (14.4)
  1. aPercentages relate to the group of residents (n = 83, 1 = missing)