First laryngoscopist/ Indication Reduced Consciousness (%) Airway obstruction (actual or impending) (%) Anticipated clinical course/transport considerations (%) Oxygenation +/- ventilatory failure (%) Major burns (%) Severe haemorrhagic shock (%)
MERIT CCP 45 (77.59) 4 (6.90) 4 (6.90) 3 (5.12) 1 (1.72) 1 (1.72)
MERIT Doctor 24 (60.00) 8 (20.00) 4 (10.00) 2 (5.00) 2 (5.00) 0
BASICS Doctor 12 (100) 0 0 0 0 0
Land Paramedic 2 (66.67) 1 (33.33) 0 0 0 0
Table 4: Breakdown of recorded indication for Rapid Sequence Induction (RSI) according to the role of team member allocated first attempt at laryngoscopy.