Table 1

‚ÄÉComplications by the monitoring emergency personnel

Specific complicationsMonitoring personnel
Emergencyphysiciann (%)Emergencynursen (%)
BVM, bag valve mask.
Agitation0 (0)1 (0.1)
Airway obstruction: responds to repositioning0 (0)1 (0.1)
Apnoea: requiring BVM1 (0.7)8 (0.9)
Apnoea: requiring reversal agent1 (0.7)1 (0.1)
Hypotension: resolves spontaneously0 (0)1 (0.1)
Hypotension: responds to saline bolus1 (0.7)1 (0.1)
Hypoxia: definition (pulse oxygen <93% greater than 60 s)0 (0)4 (0.5)
Hypoxia: requiring reversal agent0 (0)5 (0.6)
Hypoxia: requiring assisted BVM ventilation0 (0)2 (0.2)
Hypoxia: resolves spontaneously0 (0)1 (0.1)
Hypoxia: responsive to oxygen3 (2.1)11 (1.2)
None137 (96)849 (96)
Total143 (13.9)885 (86.1)
Patients with complications6 (4.2)36 (4.0)