Table 3

Outcomes by initial, presenting rhythm
Initial Rhythm Survived to hospital (n = 57#) Survived to hospital discharge (n = 14#)
No./Total No. Of Patients (%) No./Total No. Of Patients (%)
A-CPR C-CPR P Value* A-CPR C-CPR P Value*
Shockable rhythm (VF/VT) 10/20 (50) 26/78 (33) 0.20 0/20 (0) 7/78 (9) 0.34
Non-shockable rhythm (Asystole/ PEA) 7/37 (19) 14/116 (12) 0.28 1/37 (3) 6/116 (5) 1.00

# Excludes cases where initial rhythm was ‘unknown’ or ‘other’ *Fisher’s exact test.

Jennings et al.

Jennings et al. BMC Emergency Medicine 2012 12:8   doi:10.1186/1471-227X-12-8

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