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Table 4 Subjective satisfaction and physical burden (BORG scale) when using the various mCPR devices; p-values from the Kruskal-Wallis tests for each category

From: Testing mechanical chest compression devices of different design for their suitability for prehospital patient transport - a simulator-based study

  Satisfaction when carrying
(without turntable ladder operator)
Satisfaction when loading/unloading ambulance
(without turntable ladder operator)
Satisfaction when using the turntable ladder
(all)
Overall satisfaction
(without turntable ladder operator)
Physical burden
(BORG scale; without turntable ladder operator)
animax mono 3.5
(IQR 4)
5.0
(IQR 4)
4.0
(IQR 8)
5.0
(IQR 5)
4.5
(IQR 3)
AutoPulse 9.0
(IQR 2)
9.0
(IQR 2)
10.0
(IQR 2)
9.0
(IQR 1)
4.0
(IQR 3)
corpuls cpr 9.5
(IQR 2)
9.0
(IQR 1)
9.0
(IQR 2)
9.0
(IQR 1)
4.0
(IQR 3)
LUCAS 2 9.0
(IQR 3)
10.0
(IQR 2)
10.0
(IQR 1)
9.5
(IQR 2)
4.0
(IQR 2)
p-value (Kuskal-Wallis test) 0.001 0.002 0.010 0.001 0.754
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