This is a website for the clinical trial Calcium for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial (COCA). The information on this site is targeted healthcare providers. If you are a patient or a relative seeking information, please see the menu Dansk Information (Danish information). Please use the contact information below if there are any comments or questions.
The trial's main results have been published in the Journal of the American Medical Associtation (JAMA).
November 30, 2021: The trial has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Associtation (JAMA). The trial was presented in a livestream by Critical Care Reviews with an editorial by professor Gavin Perkins and an ensuing panel debate. There is free access to a recording of the livestream - click here
April 16, 2021: On recommendation of the International Data Monitoring Committee, the steering committee has ended the trial at 391 patients included
February 12, 2021: Patient #350 included
December 22, 2020: Patient #300 included
October 21, 2020: Patient #250 included
August 31, 2020: Patient #200 included
June 21, 2020: Patient #150 included
May 02, 2020: Patient #100 included
Information regarding the COCA-trial and COVID-19 (March 15, 2020) (Danish)
March 12, 2020: Patient #50 included
January 20, 2020: Trial initiated in all of the Central Denmark Region