Does oxygen via nasal cannula during the apneic period of endotracheal intubation reduce hypoxemia?

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There is controversy over the impact of apneic oxygenation during rapid sequence intubation (RSI) and endotracheal intubation (ETI) of patients in the emergency department (ED) to affect patient-centered outcomes.

Which, if any, threats to validity are most likely to have an impact on the results and how?

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