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Table 4 Blood lactate levels (mM/L; mean ± SE)

From: A randomized cross-over study of the quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation among females performing 30:2 and hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Hands-Only CPR
  Younger Older All
Pre 1.4 ± 0.2 1.5 ± 0.4 1.5 ± 0.1
Post 2.9 ± 0.3 3.1 ± 0.6 3.0 ± 0.1
5 minutes post 2.5 ± 0.4 1.9 ± 0.3 2.2 ± 0.4
30:2 CPR
Pre 1.4 ± 0.2 1.0 ± 0.1 1.2 ± 0.3
Post 2.8 ± 0.3 2.1 ± 0.3 2.5 ± 0.5
5 minutes post 2.3 ± 0.2 1.6 ± 0.3 1.9 ± 0.5
Hands-Only CPR and 30:2 CPR
Pre 1.2 ± 0.0 1.3 ± 0.4 1.3 ± 0.1
Post 2.9 ± 0.1 2.6 ± 0.7 2.7 ± 0.1
5 minutes post 2.4 ± 0.2 1.8 ± 0.2 2.1 ± 0.1