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Table 1 Baseline demographics and clinical characteristics of victims

From: Neurologic outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest could be predicted with the help of bispectral-index during early targeted temperature management

Variables N = 65
Male, n (%) 49 (75.4)
Age, years 55.6 ± 16.8
Witness arrest, n (%) 41 (63.1)
Initial rhythm, n (%)
 Non-shockable 49 (75.4)
 Shockable 15 (23.1)
 Unknown 1 (1.5)
Cause of cardiac arrest, n (%)
 Cardiogenic 37 (56.9)
 Respiratory 14 (21.5)
 Hanging 5 (7.7)
 Drowning 7 (10.8)
 Drug 2 (3.1)
Time from arrest to ROSC, min 31.6 ± 16.9
Time from ROSC to TTM start, hr 1.6 ± 0.5
Time from ROSC to initial BIS monitoring, hr 2.3 ± 1.0
Body temperature at BIS monitoring, °C 35.2 ± 1.3
CPC 1–2, n (%) 16 (24.6)
CPC 3–5, n (%) 49 (75.4)
  1. ROSC return of spontaneous circulation, TTM targeted temperature management, BIS Bispectral index, CPC cerebral performance category