HPI:  A 40-year-old man presents to the ED with altered mental status and appears critically ill. The following ECG is obtained:

Case ECG

 

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

  1. What is your systematic approach to ECG interpretation?
  2. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  3. What is your differential diagnosis and most likely diagnosis?

 

 

Key Teaching Points

 

CME Questions

 

 

 

 

Notes: Questions for Amal? Email him at amalmattu@comcast.net or find him on Twitter @amalmattu.

Kudos: Big thanks to Dr. Mya Cubitt for sharing this week’s case!