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Table 3 Comparison of resuscitation treatmentsa

From: Effect of the Cardio First Angel™ device on CPR indices: a randomized controlled clinical trial

  Treatment administered Treatment dose, control
Agent CFA, n (%) Control n (%) p Valueb CFA, Median (Mean) Median (Mean) p Valuec
Electricity, J 31 (78) 28 (70) 0.61 600 (600) 600 (607) 0.77
Epinephrine, mg 40 (100) 40 (100) NS 4 (4) 4 (4) NS
Vasopressin, U 21 (53) 18 (45) 0.65 40 (40) 40 (40) NS
Atropine, mg 10 (25) 11 (28) 1.00 1 (0.9) 1 (0.7) 0.14
Lidocaine, mg 13 (33) 14 (35) 1.00 200 (190) 120 (124) <0.0001
Amiodarone, mg 16 (40) 15 (38) 1.00 450 (384) 450 (390) 0.85
Sodium bicarbonate, mEq 8 (20) 15 (38) 0.14 112 (106) 89 (94) 0.48
Calcium gluconate, g 3 (7.5) 4 (10) 1.00 1 (1) 1 (1) NS
Magnesium sulfate, g 6 (15) 3 (8) 0.48 2 (2) 2 (1) NS
  1. CFA Cardio First Angel™, NS not significant
  2. aNumbers rounded to nearest whole number
  3. bFisher’s exact test
  4. cWilcoxon test