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Table 4 Comparisons of respiratory parameters for both treatment groups

From: Is it safe to use propofol in the emergency department? A randomized controlled trial to compare propofol and midazolam

Variables Propofol Propofol Midazolam Midazolam p-value
Mean (SD) Median (IQR) Mean (SD) Median (IQR)
Respiratory rate
 Pre-procedure 20.30 (4.90) 19.50 (18.00, 23.50) 18.25 (5.00) 18.00 (14.00, 22.00) 0.574
 Intra-procedure 20.90 (5.31) 21.50 (16.50, 25.00) 18.40 (4.60) 18.50 (14.50, 21.75) 0.082
 Post-procedure 20.10 (5.28) 20.00 (15.00, 24.00) 18.20 (3.59) 18.00 (16.00, 22.00) 0.554
Oxygen saturation
 Pre-procedure 99.90 (0.45) 100.00 (100.00, 100.00) 99.85 (0.49) 100.00 (100.00, 100.00) 0.226
 Intra-procedure 99.80 (0.89) 100.00 (100.00, 100.00) 99.05 (2.01) 100.00 (99.25, 100.00) 0.106
 Post-procedure 99.90 (0.45) 100.00 (100.00, 100.00) 99.80 (0.69) 100.00 (100.00, 100.00) 0.215
ETCO2
 Pre-procedure 36.05 (6.57) 38.50 (33.25, 40.00) 34.45 (7.82) 36.00 (33.25, 39.00) 0.558
 Intra-procedure 37.80 (4.96) 38.00 (34.25, 42.25) 35.05 (8.97) 39.50 (25.50, 40.75) 0.775
 Post-procedure 36.75 (5.46) 38.00 (35.00, 40.00) 36.70 (7.20) 39.00 (33.50, 42.00) 0.606