Failure of electrical countershock to restore an effective cardiac rhythm is almost always due to rapidly recurrent VT or VF, to electromechanical dissociation (EMD), or very rarely due to electrical asystole.
What does EMD stand for?
EMD stands for Electromechanical Dissociation (now Pulseless Electrical Activity, PEA)
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
See other definitions of EMD
We have 168 other meanings of EMD in our Acronym Attic
- Ekonomi Muhabirleri Dernegi (Turkey)
- Electric Motor Driven
- Electro-Mechanical Delay
- Electro-Motive Division (division of General Motors)
- Electro-Muscular Disruption
- Electrolytic Manganese Dioxide (active cathode material in alkaline batteries)
- Electromagnetic Defense
- Electromagnetic Digitizer
- Electromagnetic Discharge
- Electromagnetic Manufacturing Development
- Electron Momentum Density
- Electron Momentum Density (solid state physics)
- Electronic Map Data
- Electronic Map Display
- Electronic Miscellaneous Document (International Air Transport Association standard)
- Electronic Monitoring Device
- Electronic Music Distribution
- Electronics Maintenance Detachment
- Eliminate, Move, Digitise (Business) (What to do with non or low value added activities GE Capital)
- Emerald Downs (est. 1996)
Samples in periodicals archive:
7% from cardiac arrest with electromechanical dissociation, and 6.
Electromechanical dissociation in human beings: an echocardiographic evaluation.