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Table 2 System variables

From: An increased potential for organ donors may be found among patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Prehospital diagnosis N Response time (minutes) (Median, Quartiles) On-scene time (minutes) (Median, Quartiles) Transport time from the scene to the hospital (minutes) (Median, Quartiles)
Stroke 49 6 (4.5, 9) 22.5 (19, 27.5) 15.5 (9, 26.5)
Cardiac Arrest 22 6 (3.25, 10.5) 39 (29, 45.25) 21.5 (9.5, 32.75)
Subarachnoideal haemorrhage 21 5 (3.5, 7.5) 24(19, 33) 14.5 (8.75, 24)
Head Trauma 14 5 (3, 8.25) 31 (18.5, 42) 14 (5.25, 21)
Miscellaneous 15 8 (4.75, 9.5) 26 (17, 37) 9.5 (5.75, 19)
No diagnosis assigned 14 5 (3, 12.25) 20 (16, 33) 17 (9, 24.5)
Total population 135 6 (4, 9) 26 (19, 34) 16 (9, 25)
  1. Patients assigned a diagnosis of cardiac arrest or head trauma required the largest amount of on-scene time