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REBEL Cast Ep 54: What the Heck is Pseudo-PEA?

Background:¬†Pulseless electrical activity (PEA) is an organized electrical activity without a palpable pulse.¬† 1/3 of cardiac arrest cases will be pulseless electrical activity and the overall prognosis of these patients is worse than patients who have shockable rhythms (ventricular fibrillation …

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Beyond ACLS: A New Pulseless Electrical Activity Algorithm

Patients with pulseless electrical activity (PEA) account for almost 1/3 of cardiac arrest and even more troublesome is that the survival rate is significantly worse than patients with shockable rhythms. Both the European and American ACLS guidelines stress the importance …

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