pulselessness


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pulselessness

Emergency medicine Lack of blood flow in the circulation of the large arteries, detected by a rescuer by palpating the carotid pulse–in the groove between the trachea and the adjacent strap muscles for 5-10 secs. See External chest compression.
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4%) patients suffered from pulselessnes of the radial artery and distal circulatory system complications.
The onset of asphyxial CA is, therefore, more gradual than the onsets of pulselessness, loss of consciousness, and apnea following sudden-onset VF.
The most common findings were active bleeding, ischemia, pulselessness, and hypotension.
Given that pallor and pulselessness are typically late signs of ACS, it is important to seek medical input when a patient's pain is out of proportion to their injury, or when they have pain on passive stretch (Flynn, et al, 2011).
I used to teach, years ago, that the patient presents with 'four p's' - Pain, Pallor, Pulselessness and Paralysis.
Upon the moment of pulselessness, and during the waiting period until death is declared, the organs are deprived of oxygen, which begins to damage the organs, threatening their suitability for transplantation.
14,18) Pulselessness is uncommon and only seen in the late stages of ACS.
The common manifestations of TA are hypertension, lower and upper extremity claudication, abdominal angina and pulselessness depending on the type of involvement.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A 54-year-old man who collapsed on a recent winter night in rural Minnesota after a heart attack and remained pulselessness for 96 minutes, was saved thanks to capnography- a device that measures blood flow through the lungs, and thereby, to other organs.
The signs associated with compartment syndrome have traditionally been referred to as the 'Five 'P's", namely pain, pallor, paraesthesia, pulselessness and pain with passive stretch of muscles (9).
CS is primarily a clinical diagnosis made with a high index of suspicion based on the five hallmarks of vascular insufficiency, pain, pallor, pulselessness, paraesthesia and paralysis.
The hypothesis is that aortic arch flush can be initiated within 5 minutes of pulselessness and can decrease the tympanic membrane temperature to less than 20[degrees] C in 15 minutes.