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Table 3 Prehospital data.

From: Capillary leakage in post-cardiac arrest survivors during therapeutic hypothermia - a prospective, randomised study

  HH Control Total
Number 10 9 19
Age (yrs) 60 (48-74) 60 (22-75)  
BMI (kg/m2) 26.2 (22.1-34.1) 26.2 (21.6-35.1)  
CA-CPR (min) 1 (0-4) 2 (1-9)  
CA-EMS (min) 8.5 (3.0-15.0) 7.0 (5.0-12.0)  
Ventricular fibrillation 8 8  
Ventricular tachycardia 1 0  
Asystole 1 1  
No of shocks 5 (1-11) 3 (1-16)  
Adrenaline
(mg)
3 (0-15) 1 (0-10)  
CA-ROSC
(min)
23 (5-40) 17 (10-39)  
Intra-Aortic-Balloon-Pump 3 0  
Survivors 8/10 7/9 15/19
  1. Presented as median (range).
  2. CA-CPR- time from cardiac arrest until cardiopulmonary resuscitation was started
  3. CA-EMS- time from cardiac arrest until emergency medical staff was present
  4. CA-ROSC- time from cardiac arrest until return of spontaneous circulation.