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Table 3 Independent predictors of brain death

From: Risk factors for progression toward brain death after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

  Odds ratio 95% CI p
Age, per year 0.95 0.92–0.98 < 0.001
Female gender 2.34 1.02–5.35 0.043
Neurological cause of cardiac arrest 14.72 3.03–71.37 < 0.001
Duration of the low-flow period > 16 min 2.94 1.21–7.16 0.017
Vasoactive drugs at Day 1 6.20 2.41–15.93 < 0.001
  1. CI confidence intervals, ROSC return of spontaneous circulation