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Table 2 Sedation doses and neuromuscular blockage

From: The prognostic value of bispectral index and suppression ratio monitoring after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a prospective observational study

Sedatives Good neurological outcome Poor neurological outcome p value
Propofol (mg/kg/h) 2.54 ± 0.51 1.35 ± 0.05 0.071
Remifentanil (µg/kg/min) 0.15 ± 0.07 0.10 ± 0.01 0.210
Midazolam (µg/kg/min) 1.45 ± 0.34 0.85 ± 0.21 0.156
Cisatracurium (mg/kg/h)a 0.13 (0.03–0.17) 0.10 (0.07–0.14) 0.804
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD and median with interquartile ranges
  2. aCisatracurium was administered in 20 and 24 patients with a good and poor neurological outcome, respectively