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Table 1 Baseline demographics of trial participants

From: Factors affecting pediatric isotonic fluid resuscitation efficiency: a randomized controlled trial evaluating the impact of syringe size

Variable Syringe group Total
10 20 30 60
Age Range      
>50 1 1 0 0 2
40-49 1 2 4 2 9
30-39 2 6 5 6 19
20-29 8 3 3 4 18
Profession      
Nurse 5 9 5 7 26
Nursing Student 1 0 0 0 1
Resident 4 1 4 4 13
Staff Physician 2 2 3 1 8
Fluid Resuscitation Experience
None 2 0 2 0 4
Minimal 3 0 1 2 6
Some 2 2 2 3 9
Experienced 1 6 2 3 12
Very Experienced 4 4 5 4 17
*Use Syringes for Fluid Resuscitation
Yes 10 9 8 11 38
No 0 3 1 1 5
Don’t Know 0 0 1 0 1
*Use ‘disconnect-reconnect’ Technique
Yes 7 9 8 11 35
No 3 3 0 0 6
Don’t Know 0 0 2 1 3
  1. *Answers were not asked of four participants whom wrote ‘none’ to fluid resuscitation experience.