Practice Toward Procedure Endo-Tracheal Intubation Among Anesthesia Staff at Public Hospitals-Sana'a City-Yemen
Background: Endo-tracheal intubation is an important medical procedure that saves countless lives by providing an airway for patients to breathe. When physicians and medical staff perform the procedure improperly however or fail to intubate a patient in need of this treatment, the consequences can be disastrous. Aims: Therefore, the current study aimed to assess practice toward procedure endo-tracheal intubation among anesthesia staff. Method: A descriptive cross-sectional study, data collected during one month from 1st-30 May 2022. The sample size was 76 of anesthesia staff. Checklist observation sheet was used as a study tool, this study was conducted in public hospitals-Sana'a City-Yemen. Results: 90.8% of participants were male, belonged on between 20-30 yrs. (38.2%). Most (38.2%) of them were Anesthesiologist and 48.7% had years' experience between 1to 5 years. (77.6%) of them had inadequate practice toward procedure endo-tracheal intubation, while (22.4%) of them had adequate practice. There was statistically significant difference association between the level of participants practice regarding procedure endo-tracheal intubation with age group, and years' experience (p-value=0.024, 0.011 respectively). Conclusion: More than two third of participants had inadequate practice toward procedure endo-tracheal intubation.