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Saturday, March 08, 2008

ADDRESSING PEA (Pulseless Electrical Activity)

PEA - Pulseless Electrical Activity is a rhythm that requires immediate treatment. ACLS guidelines are followed to treat this rhythm. Typically, patients have electrical conduction from the heart, but the clinical picture is a patient who does not respond and needs CPR. Drugs such as Epinephrine and Atropine are included in the ACLS protocol.
Hypovolemia ( chapter 1)is a common cause.

You may also enjoy watching the Clinical Videos called SESSIONS, in particular,
watch Sessions 16 through 18


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