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Table 1 Population characteristics (108 patients)

From: Rhythms and prognosis of patients with cardiac arrest, emphasis on pseudo-pulseless electrical activity: another reason to use ultrasound in emergency rooms in Colombia

Age 71 years (IQR: 59-77)
Sex 74 (68.5%) men
Place of cardiac arrest 95 (87.9%) in-hospital
Cardiac arrest witnessed 92 (85.1%)
Adequate prior functional status 105 (97.2%)
Cardiac arrest timea 14 min (IQR: 6-20 min)
Cause of cardiac arrest Septic shock 24 (22.2%)
Hypovolemic shock 10 (9.2%)
Neurogenic shock 7 (6.4%)
Cardiogenic shock 35 (32.4%)
Ventilatory failure 28 (25.9%)
Unknown 4 (3.7%)
Use of ultrasound 92 (85.1%)
  1. aMedian (interquartile range)