Definition of pulseless in English:



  • See pulse

    • ‘As the nurse and CSJ assisted him to a sitting position, he became unresponsive, apneic, and pulseless.’
    • ‘His condition eventually deteriorated to pulseless electrical activity and ventricular tachycardia.’
    • ‘An intravenous bolus of amiodarone 300 mg should be considered when the patient has ventricular fibrillation or when pulseless ventricular tachycardia does not respond to three shocks.’
    • ‘Death resulting from hyperkalaemia may be due to asystole, ventricular fibrillation, or a wide pulseless idioventricular rhythm.’
    • ‘However, these guidelines list amiodarone as being only ‘possibly effective’ for the treatment of refractory pulseless ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation.’