Table 4

Data from closed-ended questions that allowed respondents to select multiple answers (presented as total choice counts per respondent category)

QuestionChoiceRespondent category
Who checks monitoring equipment is working correctly in your practice? VS RVN SVN Total
VS452711 83
RVN10428667 457
SVN3010356 189
Other10237 40
Total 189 439 141 769
Who sets up your monitoring equipment for use in your practice? VS RVN SVN Total
VS402410 74
RVN12030476 500
SVN5517177 303
Other133217 62
Total 228 531 180 939
Who monitors the anaesthetics in your practice? VS RVN SVN Total
VS58498 115
RVN11930279 500
SVN6316877 308
Other142811 53
Total 254 547 175 976
Who interprets and addresses changes in the parameters monitored? VS RVN SVN Total
VS11415742 313
RVN9829278 468
SVN259267 184
Other8143 25
Total 245 555 190 990
In your opinion, what limits improvement of standards of anaesthetic monitoring in your practice? VS RVN SVN Total
Finances8118551 317
Awareness3910332 174
Knowledge5415037 241
Lack of interest346417 115
Lack of priority567927 162
Other25437 75
Total 289 624 171 1084
  • RVN, registered veterinary nurse; SVN, student veterinary nurse; VS, veterinary surgeon.