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Table 1 Patient characteristics (all time measures in min).

From: Submersion, accidental hypothermia and cardiac arrest, mechanical chest compressions as a bridge to final treatment: a case report

  Patient 1 Patient 2
Sex male male
Age (years) 27 34
Rescue team on scene 11 11
Submersion time 20 21
Time to CPR 21 22
Initial rhythm asystole asystole
Chest compressions manual mechanical
Secured airway in hospital in ambulance
Time to ROSC N/A 47
Outcome 6 months dead alive
Initial temperature 29.0°C 27.9°C
Initial pH (α-stat) 6.7 6.8
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