Cricoid pressure: assessment of performance and effect of training in emergency department staff.

@article{Quigley2007CricoidPA,
  title={Cricoid pressure: assessment of performance and effect of training in emergency department staff.},
  author={P. Quigley and Penelope Jeffrey},
  journal={Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={218-22}
}
OBJECTIVES (i) To evaluate the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of ED staff regarding the technique of cricoid pressure; (ii) to assess the efficacy of two methods of cricoid pressure training. METHODS Theoretical knowledge of participants was assessed by a pretraining questionnaire, and practical ability was assessed using a Flinders Meditech cricoid pressure trainer. Participants then received a brief period of theoretical instruction, and were allocated to two training groups… CONTINUE READING