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Table 3 Comparison of resuscitation treatments

From: Real-time compression feedback for patients with in-hospital cardiac arrest: a multi-center randomized controlled clinical trial

Treatment administered Treatment dose
Agent CFA n (%) Control n (%) p valuea CFA
Median (IQR)
Mean
Control
Median (IQR)
Mean
P valueb
Electricity (Joules) 205 (46%) 211 (47%) 0.69 600 (400–800)
623.7
600 (400–800)
623.7
0.93
Epinephrine (mg) 450 (100%) 450 (100%) 1.0 5 (4–6)
4.95
5 (4–6)
5
0.52
Vasopressin 222 (49%) 213 (47%) 0.55 40 (40–40)
40
40 (40–40)
40
1.0
Atropine (mg) 110 (24%) 103 (23%) 0.58 1 (0.5–1)
0.78
1 (0.5–1)
0.77
0.60
Lidocaine (mg) 145 (32) 146 (32%) 0.94 200 (160–200)
176.8
200 (150–200)
172.3
0.32
Amiodarone (mg) 185 (41%) 195 (43%) 0.50 450 (300–450)
386.8
450 (300–450)
390.8
0.60
Sodium bicarbonate (mEq) 146 (32%) 155 (34%) 0.52 89.2 (66.9–133.8)
99.4
89.2 (66.9–133.8)
105.3
0.30
  1. aChi-square test
  2. bMann–Whitney U test
  3. CFA Cardio First Angel™, NS not significant, mg milligrams, g grams, mEq milli-equivalents