HPI:  A 59-year-old man with PMHx of severe hypertension presents to the ED with sharp and positional chest wall pain after a mechanical fall. He denies exertional worsening of pain, or associated dyspnea or diaphoresis. The following ECG is obtained:

Case ECG


Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. Would you activate the cath lab for this patient?
  3. How reliable and accurate is the ECG computer interpretation?

 

 

 

 

Case Interpretation

Review Key Teaching Points

 

 

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