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Table 2 JCVC assessment (bench model)

From: Assessment of central venous catheterization in a simulated model using a motion-tracking device: an experimental validation study

  Students (n = 10)A PGY1 (n = 8)B LYR (n = 8)C Experts (n = 8)D p valueAB p valueBC p valueBD p valueCD
GRS (8–32) 11.5 (8–28) 18 (13–27) 27 (17–32) 29 (24–32) 0.029 0.014 0.004 0.664
TPL (m) 48.5 (44–89) 43 (33–56) 35 (28–42) 34 (28–44) 0.028 0.015 0.04 0.72
Procedural time (s) 344 (218–609) 243 (121–571) 133 (111–339) 122 (116–201) 0.172 0.053 0.015 0.694
  1. Comparison between final year medical students, PGY1 and LYR anesthesiology residents, and expert Anesthesiologists
  2. GRS Global rating scores, TPL total path length, CVC central venous catheterization, PGY1 first year postgraduate residents, LYR last year residents
  3. ABp values obtained when comparing columns A and B with Mann–Whitney test
  4. BCp values obtained when comparing columns B and C with Mann–Whitney test
  5. BDp values obtained when comparing columns B and D with Mann–Whitney test
  6. CDp values obtained when comparing columns C and D with Mann–Whitney test