Sniper Intubation for Training of Undergraduate Medical Student


Students trained to focus on vocal cord before intubation

Full Title of Study: “Sniper Intubation for Training of Undergraduate Medical Student Randomized Controlled Trial”

Study Type

  • Study Type: Observational
  • Study Design
    • Time Perspective: Prospective
  • Study Primary Completion Date: May 2021

Detailed Description

Student trained to spray vocal cords with 3 ml normal saline over 30 seconds before intubation then allow them to introduce endotracheal tube


  • Other: Intubation on manikin
    • Training of medical student to focus on manikin vocal cord before intubation

Arms, Groups and Cohorts

  • Group S
    • Spray before intubation
  • Group C
    • Intubation directly

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • Rate of successful intubation
    • Time Frame: Less than 120 seconds

Secondary Measures

  • Number of attempts
    • Time Frame: 120 seconds
  • Time to intubation
    • Time Frame: 120 seconds

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • medical student Exclusion Criteria:

  • previous training on endotracheal intubation

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: 18 Years

Maximum Age: 25 Years

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • Ain Shams University
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Principal Investigator: simon Halim Armanious, Lecturer – Ain Shams University

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