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Responding to pulseless electrical activity

Felmlee, Nancy MSN

doi: 10.1097/01.CCN.0000398771.50096.75
Department: Heart Beats

Follow this case study in how to respond when a patient develops pulseless electrical activity, characterized by unresponsiveness and lack of palpable pulse in the presence of organized cardiac electrical activity.

Nancy Felmlee is senior educator at Virtua Hospital in Mount Laurel, N.J.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.