Funding for this research was provided by:
Scottish Health Innovations Ltd (This was not a grant and there is no award number.)
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Received: 5 July 2018
Accepted: 12 September 2018
First Online: 21 September 2018
: 1. PS. Dip IMC, MSc. HEMS Paramedic & Retrieval Practitioner.2. AC. MPH. Consultant in Emergency & Retrieval Medicine.3. CM. MBChB, MCEM. Clinical Research Fellow.4. DP. BSc. Paramedic & Retrieval Practitioner.5. JP. BSc, PgC. Paramedic & Advanced Retrieval Practitioner.6. NS. BSc, MSc. Consultant Paramedic.7. ZP. MBBCh, PhD. Honorary Clinical Lecturer.
: The study was reviewed and approved by Queen Mary, University of London Research Ethics Committee (QMREC1839a), Greater Glasgow and Clyde Clinical Research & Development committee (GN16AE762), and the Scottish Ambulance Service. Written informed consent was obtained from participants prior to their participation.
: Written informed consent was obtained from all participants for the composite data collected in this study to be used for publication.
: We wish to draw the attention of the Editor to the following facts which may be considered as potential conflicts of interest and financial contributions to this work. Authors, PS and NS are co-inventors of the SCRAM® bag (Structured CRitical Airway Management) which is an emergency airway bag used within this study. The SCRAM® bag is now a commercially available product and as such PS and NS receive a royalty. We confirm that the remaining authors have no known conflicts of interest associated with this publication.
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