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Table 2 Impact of in-hospital epinephrine on 7-day survival and secondary outcomes

From: Epinephrine during resuscitation of traumatic cardiac arrest and increased mortality: a post hoc analysis of prospective observational study

  Epinephrine no-Epinephrine P value OR 95% CI
Unadjusted analyses
 Survival at 7 days, n (%; 95%CI) 9 (1.1%; 0.4–1.8%) 11 (5.3%; 2.2–8.3%) < 0.01 0.20 0.08–0.48
 ROSC, n (%; 95%CI) 144 (17.5%; 14.9–20.1%) 24 (11.6%; 7.2–15.9%) 0.04 1.62 1.02–2.57
Propensity score matching
 Survival at 7 days, n (%; 95%CI) 1 (0.6%; 0.0–1.7%) 9 (5.1%; 1.8–8.3%) 0.02 0.11 0.01–0.85
 ROSC, n (%; 95%CI) 32 (18.0%; 12.3–23.6%) 16 (9.0%; 4.8–13.2%) 0.01 2.21 1.16–4.19
  1. ROSC Return of Spontaneous Circulation