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Table 2 Mode of death

From: Corticosteroid therapy in refractory shock following cardiac arrest: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, trial

  Hydrocortisone (n = 18) Placebo (n = 16)
Refractory shock 1 (6) 1 (6)
Sudden cardiac arrest 2 (11) 2 (13)
Co-morbid disease withdrawal of care 3 (17) 1 (6)
Primary neurological withdrawal of care 12 (67) 11 (69)
Other/unknown 0 (0) 1 (6)