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Table 2 The maximum number of procedures performed by one individual resident over their residency

From: Procedure rates performed by emergency medicine residents: a retrospective review

Procedure Maximum
Arterial line 34
Arthrocentesis 7
Cardiac pacing 16
Cardioversion 28
Central venous access 76
Chest tube 27
Cricothyrotomy 5
Dislocation reduction 33
I&D 25
Intraosseous access 2
Intubation 157
Laceration repair 105
Lateral canthotomy 4
Lumbar puncture 25
Paracentesis 5
Pericardiocentesis 5
Procedural sedation 32
Regional anesthesia 21
Adult medical resuscitation 406
Adult trauma resuscitation 80
Pediatric medical resuscitation 59
Pediatric trauma resuscitation 23
Splinting 73
Thoracentesis 2
Thoracotomy 5
Vaginal delivery 21
Ultrasound 684