Table 1

Items of the technical performance score

ItemScore (minimum to maximum)
Confirming and communicating of circulatory arrest, calling for help0 to +4
Detection of VF/pVT0 to +4
Timely first defibrillation−4 to +4
Chest compressions, timely onset and quality−4 to +6
Ventilation and airway management0 to +3
Timely subsequent defibrillation0 to +2
Timely resumption of chest compressions after defibrillation0 to +4
Intravenous epinephrine timing and dose−4 to +5
Diagnostic actions (interdisciplinary addressing of potentially reversible causes, blood sample, re-evaluation)0 to +2
Total−12 to +34
  • pVT, pulseless ventricular tachycardia; VF, ventricular fibrillation.