Weekly Workout February 26, 2024
2024 EM Boards ECG Review Part II

A 55-year-old man with a known left bundle branch block presents to ABEM general hospital with acute chest pain. Vital signs are normal and his pain is slightly improved with…

Weekly Workout January 9, 2022
STAT ECG Diagnoses: identification of acute coronary occlusion myocardial infarction in patients with bundle branch blocks

A 70-year-old woman is brought into the ED by EMS with shortness of breath, weakness, and hypotension. The following prehospital ECG is obtained: 

Weekly Workout September 20, 2020
STAT ECG Diagnoses: what is the signifcance of a new T wave inversion in aVL?

A 45-year-old male presents to the ED with chest pain and shortness of breath. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout September 13, 2020
STAT ECG Diagnoses: ventricular rhythms in patients being evaluated for acute coronary syndromes (ACS)

A 45-year-old male presents to the ED with chest pain and diaphoresis. He is being treated for a suspected MI and is noted to have a change in rhythm. The following…

Weekly Workout May 25, 2020
ECG Basics & Fundamentals: ventricular rhythms to be aware of in patients with cardiac ischemia

A 50-year-old man presents to the ED with ischemic chest pain concerning for acute MI. During his work up and observation, he clinically improves but is noted to have a…

Weekly Workout April 26, 2020
STAT ECG Diagnoses: arrhythmias after thrombolysis for myocardial infarction (MI)

An 86-year-old man presents to the ED with substernal chest pressure, diaphoresis, and vomiting. The following ECG is obtained:

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