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Table 1 Questions of the online survey

From: Evaluating practioners’ preferences regarding vascular emergency access in newborn infants in the delivery room: a national survey

1. PERSONAL DATA
1.1 Professional group you belong to (SC)
a neonatal nurses (non-neonatologists) b residents (non-neonatologists)
c fellows (non-neonatologists) d senior physicians (neonatologists)
e head of the neonatal department (neonatologist)  
1.2 Your professional experience in years (SC)
a 0–3 years b 3–7 years
c more than 7 years d others (please specify)
1.3 Your hospital’s NICU level of care (based on the German G-BA nomenclature) (SC)
a Level I (equivalent to tertiary unites); admitting all infants
b Level II; admitting infants with a birthweight of > 1250 g or > 29 wk gestation
c Level III (equivalent to international NICU level I); admitting infants > 1500 g or
> 32 wk gestation
1.4 Number of deliveries per year in your hospital (SC)
a < 1000 b 1000–2000
c > 2000 d others (please specify)
2. CONVENTIONAL PLACEMENT OF AN UVC
2.1 How many UVC have you placed successfully? (SC)
a 0 b 1–5
c more than 5  
2.2 On a scale of 1–5, how do you rate the feasibility of UVC insertion in a routine non-emergency setting in the DR? (SC)
a very simple b simple
c difficult d very difficult
e impossible  
2.3 On a scale of 1–5, how do you rate the feasibility of UVC insertion in an emergency setting in the delivery room? (SC)
a very simple b simple
c difficult d very difficult
e impossible  
2.4 What do you think are the most common problems during an UVC placement? (MC)?
a time delay b catheter malposition
c manpower (human resources) d lack of experience
e others (please specify)  
3. INTRAOSSEOUS CANNULA (IOC) (SC)
3.1 How many IOC have you performed successfully?
a 0 b 1–5
c more than 5  
3.2 On a scale of 1–5, how would you rate the feasibility of inserting an IOC in an emergency situation in the DR? (SC)
a very simple b simple
c difficult d very difficult
e impossible  
3.3 What do you think is(are) the most common problem(s) during IOC insertion? (MC)
a causing Pain b potential for bone injury
c extravasate d malposition
e lack of experience f others (please specify)
4. PREVAILING PRACTICE
4.1 In an emergency situation in the delivery room, which access route would you consider for a newborn weighing 4000 g (with pronounced centralisation)? (SC)
a UVC b IOC
4.2 For the initial delivery room treatment of a 500 g premature baby, which access route would you prefer (after failed placement of a peripheral venous line)? (SC)
a UVC b IOC
  1. Answers possible as MC Multiple Choice, SC Single Choice and free answering fields if named: Others (please specify)