Table 1

Characteristics of observed patients

Total number of patients100
Age*22 (7–33) years
 0–5 years20
 5–10 years16
 10–18 years10
 >18 years54
Sex65 males, 35 females
Mechanically ventilated7
Randomisation49: conventional stethoscope first
  • *Median (IQR); other values are ‘n’.