Pulseless Electrical Activity ( PEA ) is confusing! The diagnosis and treatment of PEA is bogged down by terminology and misunderstandings. Spurred by a recent interview I did with Anton Helman of EM Cases, I lay down some of my thoughts on PEA here.
The last time I discussed these issues was 5 years ago with Zack and Joe on EDECMO 13.
PEA Progression to ROSC
Narrow / Wide doesn't Work
Rory breaks it down on the CCnerd in a post about QRS size in PEA.
What to Do if You Have Compressions/POCUS Pulse but No BP
Critical Care and Neurocritical Care Boards Review Book
Just fantastic! (Note: i received a reviewers' copy of this book)
The Right Heart being Big doesn't mean PE during Arrest (from Ultrasound Podcast)
Now on to the Podcast…
- EMCrit Wee – Stop Kneejerk Intubation with the EMCrit Crew - March 30, 2020
- EMCrit Wee – Alternatives to Vent Splitting and the Safest Vent Splitting Methods in COVID19 - March 28, 2020
- COVID Airway Management Thoughts - March 27, 2020