Amal Mattu’s ECG Case of the Week – July 19, 2021

HPI:  A 78-year-old man is brought into the ED by EMS with chest aches, dyspnea, and palpitations. The following prehospital ECG was obtained:

 

 

Case ECG

 

 

Before watching the video, look closely at this ECG and ask yourself these questions:

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. What is the rhythm?
  3. Would you activate the cath lab?

 

 

Key Teaching Points

CME Questions

 

 

Kudos: Big thanks to Baltimore City Fire/EMS for sharing their cases this week!

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

 

 

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