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Table 2 Primary and secondary outcomes results *Values expressed as medians and interquartile range

From: Morphine for elective endotracheal intubation in neonates: a randomized trial [ISRCTN43546373]

  Morphine group Control group p value
Duration of severe hypoxemia, seconds* 10 (0, 62.5) 5 (0, 45) 0.45
Duration of hypoxemia, seconds* 235 (82.5, 340) 90 (20, 187.5) 0.04
Duration of procedure, seconds* 271 (57.5, 418.5) 94 (62, 215.5) 0.27
Maximum increase in mean BP from baseline, mm Hg* 18 (9, 24.25) 20 (11.75, 28) 0.65
Number of attempts, n* 2 (1, 3.5) 1 (1, 2.5) 0.34
Intubation achieved at first attempt, n 7 9 0.49
Intubation needing rescue intubator, n 7 4 0.27
Bradycardia during procedure, n 16 12 0.175