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Table 1 (abstract P210). Baseline characteristics of patients by category of withdrawal of life support (WLST)

From: 39th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine

Variable [n (%) or median (IQR)] WLST (N=85) No WLS (N=202) p-value
Age 67 (56.5-75) 60 (49-69) 0.002
Female sex 22 (26.9) 44 (21.8) 0.447
Initial rhythm VF or VT 49 (63.6) 148 (81.8) 0.002
Downtime (minutes) 25.3 (19.5-40) 18.5 (10-27) 0.002
Targeted Temperature Management 39 (58.2) 94 (61.4) 0.656
APACHE II score 26 (21-30) 20 (16-26) <0.001
Any organ support 72 (84.7) 168 (83.2) 0.862