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Table 1 Results of healthcare professionals’ satisfaction when using the three generations of Ambu® aScope™ compared to reusable fiberscopes (value = 50)

From: Cost analysis of single-use (Ambu® aScope™) and reusable bronchoscopes in the ICU

  aScopeTM1 aScopeTM2 aScopeTM3
  Median IQR1 IQR3 Median IQR1 IQR3 Median IQR1 IQR3
Implementation 50 46.25 53.75 50 50 55 57.5 50 60
Anatomic landmarks 50 41.25 53.75 60 51.25 60 60 56.25 60
Device insertion 57.5 46.25 60 57.5 50 60 60 56.25 63.75
Tracheal positioning 55 50 60 60 51.25 60 60 51.25 60
Quality of picture 35 30 40 40 35 40 55 45 60
Luminosity 40 30 45 40 35 40 40 35 45
Kickstand and maneuverability 30 30 35 35 30 40 45 40 50
Global satisfaction 40 36.25 45 45 40 50 55 50 60
  1. IQR1 interquartile range 1, IQR3 interquartile range 3