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Comment & Response
May 23/30, 2017

Intubation With Video Laryngoscopy vs Direct Laryngoscopy

Author Affiliations
  • 1National University Hospital, Singapore
JAMA. 2017;317(20):2129-2130. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4477

To the Editor The randomized clinical trial comparing video laryngoscopy with direct laryngoscopy found no between-group difference in successful first-pass intubation rates in patients in the intensive care unit (ICU), but concluded that use of video laryngoscopy was associated with higher rates of severe life-threatening complications.1 There are several issues we would like to highlight about the methods used and the statistical analysis.