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ALLMedicine™ Pulseless Electrical Activity Center

Research & Reviews  385 results

Methamphetamine-associated pulseless electrical activity in a young child.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2020.06.081
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Tsai C, Quidgley-Martin M et. al.

Jul 3rd, 2020 - This is a case report of a 19-month-old female who presented to the emergency department in cardiac arrest after methamphetamine exposure. Prior to presentation, she had seizure-like activity and then became unresponsive. On arrival, she had dilat...

Sudden cardiac arrest with shockable rhythm in patients with heart failure.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.05.038
Heart Rhythm; Woolcott OO, Reinier K et. al.

Jun 6th, 2020 - Patients with shockable sudden cardiac arrest (SCA; ventricular fibrillation/tachycardia) have significantly better resuscitation outcomes than do those with nonshockable rhythm (pulseless electrical activity/asystole). Heart failure (HF) increase...

Factors affecting the course of resuscitation from cardiac arrest with pulseless electr...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2020.05.013
Resuscitation Skogvoll E, Nordseth T et. al.

May 20th, 2020 - Although in-hospital pediatric cardiac arrests and cardiopulmonary resuscitation occur >15,000/year in the US, few studies have assessed which factors affect the course of resuscitation in these patients. We investigated transitions from Pulseless...

Surviving Case of a Blowout-Type Left Ventricular Free Wall Rupture During Percutaneous...
https://doi.org/10.1536/ihj.19-495
International Heart Journal; Arai R, Fukamachi D et. al.

May 18th, 2020 - A 76-year-old man suffering from chest pain was admitted to our hospital with a suspected acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Emergent coronary angiography revealed a totally occluded proximal left circumflex artery (LCX). During primary percutaneo...

Comparison of 10- versus 14-gauge angiocatheter for treatment of tension pneumothorax a...
https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000002724
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; Norris EA, McEvoy CS et. al.

May 5th, 2020 - Little is known regarding the effect of hemorrhagic shock on the diagnosis and treatment of tension pneumothorax (tPTX). Recently, the Tactical Combat Casualty Care guidelines included the 10-gauge angiocatheter (10-g AC) as an acceptable alternat...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  389 results

Methamphetamine-associated pulseless electrical activity in a young child.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2020.06.081
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Tsai C, Quidgley-Martin M et. al.

Jul 3rd, 2020 - This is a case report of a 19-month-old female who presented to the emergency department in cardiac arrest after methamphetamine exposure. Prior to presentation, she had seizure-like activity and then became unresponsive. On arrival, she had dilat...

Sudden cardiac arrest with shockable rhythm in patients with heart failure.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.05.038
Heart Rhythm; Woolcott OO, Reinier K et. al.

Jun 6th, 2020 - Patients with shockable sudden cardiac arrest (SCA; ventricular fibrillation/tachycardia) have significantly better resuscitation outcomes than do those with nonshockable rhythm (pulseless electrical activity/asystole). Heart failure (HF) increase...

Factors affecting the course of resuscitation from cardiac arrest with pulseless electr...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2020.05.013
Resuscitation Skogvoll E, Nordseth T et. al.

May 20th, 2020 - Although in-hospital pediatric cardiac arrests and cardiopulmonary resuscitation occur >15,000/year in the US, few studies have assessed which factors affect the course of resuscitation in these patients. We investigated transitions from Pulseless...

Surviving Case of a Blowout-Type Left Ventricular Free Wall Rupture During Percutaneous...
https://doi.org/10.1536/ihj.19-495
International Heart Journal; Arai R, Fukamachi D et. al.

May 18th, 2020 - A 76-year-old man suffering from chest pain was admitted to our hospital with a suspected acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Emergent coronary angiography revealed a totally occluded proximal left circumflex artery (LCX). During primary percutaneo...

Comparison of 10- versus 14-gauge angiocatheter for treatment of tension pneumothorax a...
https://doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000002724
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; Norris EA, McEvoy CS et. al.

May 5th, 2020 - Little is known regarding the effect of hemorrhagic shock on the diagnosis and treatment of tension pneumothorax (tPTX). Recently, the Tactical Combat Casualty Care guidelines included the 10-gauge angiocatheter (10-g AC) as an acceptable alternat...

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News  9 results

Delay predicting outcome in comatose cardiac arrest
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/151881/arrhythmias-ep/delay-predicting-outcome-comatose-cardiac-arrest/page/0/1
Cardiology News;

Nov 13th, 2017 - Predictors showing utility Several clinical factors predicted poor cerebral outcome with low false-positive rates: Unwitnessed cardiac arrest had a false-positive rate of only 4%; initial presentation in asystole or with pulseless electrical activ.

Carbon Monoxide: The Other Silent Killer
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/151600/toxicology/carbon-monoxide-other-silent-killer
Kirk L. Cumpston, DO, S. Rutherfoord Rose, PharmD

Nov 10th, 2017 - Case Presentations Case 1: Smoke Inhalation (Carbon Monoxide and Cyanide) A 50-year-old woman was pulled from the window of a burning building and found to be in cardiac arrest with pulseless electrical activity. Standard advanced cardiac life-sup.

Hypothermia Tx Helps Cardiac Arrest Victims With Nonshockable Rhythms
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/arrhythmias/54757

Nov 18th, 2015 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- Therapeutic hypothermia (TH) improves survival and neurological outcomes after cardiac arrest in patients with initially nonshockable rhythms, according to results from a retrospective cohort study. Previous randomized...

Wide QRS complex rhythm with pulseless electrical activity
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/96050/cardiology/wide-qrs-complex-rhythm-pulseless-electrical-activity?channel=194
Laszlo Littmann, MD, PhD

Feb 1st, 2014 - A 64-year-old man with chronic kidney disease and recent upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage suffered pulseless electrical activity and cardiac arrest. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation was started, with three attempted but failed electrical cardioversi.

Woman, 38, With Pulseless Electrical Activity
https://www.mdedge.com/pulmonary-health-hub/article/72470/infectious-diseases/grand-rounds-woman-38-pulseless-electrical/page/0/1

Dec 1st, 2012 - Tension pneumothorax was also ruled out, as chest x-ray showed neither mediastinal shift nor tracheal deviation, and the patient had denied any trauma. Laboratory analyses did not indicate hyponatremia, and the patient’s hemoglobin and hematocrit.

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