Apr 21, 2007 · What does a Pulseless Electrical Activity(PEA) Strip look like? jmgrn65 has 16 years experience as a RN and specializes in cardiac/critical care/ informatics. 1,344 Posts; 12,074 Profile Views no it doesn't look like asystole. it can be any rythm, the difference is they have no pulse. Now let's look at the symptoms you may have with pulseless electrical activity. Patient having pulseless electrical activity usually lose consciousness, while cardiac rhythm can be recorded if ECG leads are attached. Possible rhythms that may be seen include bradycardia, tachycardia and normal sinus rhythm. Even when the rhythm is being.
Pulseless Electrical Activity - ECG. Pulseless electrical activity (PEA) is an ECG finding that must always be confirmed according to present clinical condition of the patient. Pulseless electrical activity means the situation when a patient is unconscious because of cardiac arrest and pulseless. Pulseless electrical activity (PEA) and asystole are related cardiac rhythms in that they are both life-threatening and unshockable. Asystole is a flat-line ECG (Figure 27). There may be subtle movement away from baseline (drifting flat-line), but there is no perceptible cardiac electrical activity.