Pulseless Electrical Activity

Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA) is any organised rhythm in an arrest that does not generate a pulse. It is not a shockable rhythm.

See also: Other Rhythms

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In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - 12-Lead Pulseless Electrical Activity Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
Cardiac Arrest: To the cath lab with ongoing chest compressions

This ECG is from a man in his 20s who presented in cardiac arrest with no pulse.