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Advancing the skill of ECG Interpretation by providing current ECG research, making it a little less scary and little more fun.

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May 5, 2021

In this episode, Dave is joined by Tarlan Hedayati, MD, FACEP, to discuss how to differentiate between Pseudo PEA and True PEA.

Dr. Hedayati is a practicing Emergency Physician in Cook County, Chicago. She is also the Associate Professor and Chair of Education for the Emergency Medicine Department. 

Also In This Episode

  • Patient Case: 57 YO Male
    • POC Ultrasound
  • Pulse checks, are fingers are dumb
  • POCUS for Pulse
  • FEEL for cardiac activity (Focused Echocardiographic Evaluation in Life support) 
  • The downside of POCUS
  • POCUS in the emergency department
  • CASA (Cardiac Arrest Sonographic Assessment)
    • Tamponade
    • RV strain
    • Motion
  • PEA Evaluation
  • Pressor Infusions vs. Standard ACLS
  • PEA Bottom line: POCUS & minimize pauses


Connect with Tarlan Hedayati: 

Twitter: @HedayatiMD


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