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Table 1 Baseline characteristics including hemodynamic and arterial blood gas values

From: The effect of high-dose intramuscular epinephrine on the recovery of spontaneous circulation in an asphyxia‐induced cardiac arrest rat model

Variables IV epinephrine group (n = 13) IM epinephrine group (n = 13) Control saline group (n = 13) Sham group (n = 6)
Body weight 315.4 ± 2.5 318.0 ± 3.1 314.0 ± 3.8 312.5 ± 6.9
Baseline hemodynamic and arterial blood gas values
pH 7.34 ± 0.01 7.34 ± 0.01 7.33 ± 0.01 7.33 ± 0.01
PaCO2 (mm Hg) 36.0 ± 1.1 35.9 ± 0.9 35.6 ± 1.3 35.8 ± 1.4
HCO3 (mEq L− 1) 19.8 ± 0.6 19.4 ± 0.4 19.3 ± 0.6 19.6 ± 0.6
Lactate (mmol L− 1) 0.7 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.0 0.7 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.0
Mean arterial pressure
(mm Hg)
96.1 ± 2.3 94.5 ± 1.6 94.2 ± 1.7 92.3 ± 2.2
Heart rate (bpm) 303.8 ± 2.2 304.0 ± 2.4 304.7 ± 2.3 303.7 ± 2.6
Body temperature (℃) 36.8 ± 0.1 37.0 ± 0.1 36.9 ± 0.1 36.9 ± 0.1
  1. IV intravenous, IM intramuscular, Mean ± Standard Error