Table 5.

Effect of dialysis staff bystander-initiated CPR on cardiac arrest outcome

VariableDialysis Staff–Initiated CPR, OR (95% CI)P ValueDialysis Staff–Initiated AED application, OR (95% CI)P ValueDialysis Staff–Initiated AED Application; Shockable First Rhythm Only (n=132), OR (95% CI)P Value
Return of spontaneous circulation1.37 (0.71 to 2.64)0.351.24 (0.75 to 2.03)0.401.12 (0.44 to 2.87)0.80
Survival to admission1.56 (0.83 to 2.93)0.170.91 (0.59 to 1.41)0.681.73 (0.73 to 4.11)0.21
Survival to discharge2.87 (1.18 to 6.97)0.021.32 (0.81 to 2.13)0.262.09 (0.83 to 5.25)0.12
Favorable neurologic status3.15 (1.11 to 8.92)0.031.07 (0.60 to 1.90)0.812.08 (0.68 to 6.38)0.20
  • OR, odds ratio.