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Neonatal endotracheal intubation is a mandatory procedural skill for paediatric trainees in the UK. However, recent changes in neonatal practice have reduced trainees’ opportunities to gain experience in neonatal intubation. Success rates, especially among inexperienced trainees are low and falling.1
We conducted a 26-question web-based survey to collect UK general paediatric/neonatal trainees and advanced neonatal nurse practitioners’ (ANNPs) reported training and experience in neonatal intubation and laryngeal mask airway (LMA) insertion, during the 2018 to 2019 academic year. To achieve national representation, a link with information about the survey was emailed to ANNPs and trainees via their regional training programme directors, RCPCH trainee representatives and the British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM). We included questions about LMA proficiency because they have shown to be a viable alternative to intubation and may be the solution if universal intubation competency …
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