Her electrocardiogram showed pulseless electrical activity from which she was resuscitated after five minutes of advanced life support.
What does PEA stand for?
PEA stands for Pulseless Electrical Activity
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We have 237 other meanings of PEA in our Acronym Attic
- Projeto Esperança Animal (Brazil, Portuguese)
- Protected Earnings Amount (child support; Australia)
- Provincial Electricity Authority (Thailand)
- Psychic Entertainers Association
- Public Economic Agency
- Public Education Advocates
- Public Education Agency (various locations)
- Public Employment Agency
- Public Entities of America (brokerage agency; Alpharetta, GA)
- Pulmonary Endarterectomy
- Prepubertal and Early Adolescent Bipolar Disorder Phenotype
- Polyomavirus Enhancer A Binding Protein 1
- Phosphoprotein Enriched in Astrocytes 15 (also known as 15-KD, PEA 15)
- Polyomavirus Enhancer Activator 3
- Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture (software engineering book)
- Pittsburgh Employees Activities Association (Pennsylvania, USA)
- Plasma Essential Amino Acid (nutrition)
- Polyethylacrylic Acid (polymer)
- Port Ewen Athletic Association (Port Ewen, NY)
- Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards (Institution of Engineers Singapore)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Atropine is no longer recommended for routine use in managing and treating pulseless electrical activity (PEA) or asystole.
At baseline and 2 months, parents completed Achenbach's Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL), and urine samples from the children were assayed for epinephrine, norepinephrine, dopamine, serotonin, GABA, glutamate, pulseless electrical activity (PEA), and histamine.
Instead, pulseless electrical activity (PEA) has emerged as the most common rhythm found in arrests in the hospital and is increasing among prehospital reports.
The ECG continued to show runs of VT, pulseless electrical activity and bigeminy.
Contrary to results from earlier studies, patients with either ventricular fibrillation or pulseless electrical activity did not seem to benefit from the vasopressin.