Atrial Fibrillation with WPW

Weekly Workout May 20, 2024
Unraveling WPW Syndrome: Challenging Cases and Nuances of Treatment

A 15-year-old male with a history of asthma presents with palpitations while playing football.  On arrival, he is found to have a narrow complex regular tachycardia most consistent with SVT….

Weekly Workout May 13, 2024
Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome with Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)

A 53-year-old man presents to the emergency department with palpitations and lightheadedness. On arrival, he is found to have a wide complex tachycardia and the following ECGs is obtained:

Weekly Workout February 19, 2024
2024 EM Boards ECG Review Part I

A 61-year-old man with a history of atrial fibrillation presents to ABEM general hospital with lightheadedness and palpitations. He is tachycardic but otherwise has normal vital signs. The following ECG…

Weekly Workout May 13, 2019
Wide Complex Tachycardias: when administering the wrong medication can cause a “clean kill”

A young patient is brought to the ED complaining of palpitations and mild shortness of breath. The patient does not appear acutely unstable. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout October 2, 2017
Literature Review: Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome with atrial fibrillation

A 50-year-old man is referred from clinic to the ED for chest tightness for the past 3 hours and a presumed new left bundle branch block. He is found to…

Weekly Workout February 29, 2016
Literature Review: when are calcium channel blockers and beta blockers contraindicated in atrial fibillation

A 39-year-old man is being transported to the ED via EMS with palpitations, malaise, and chest pressure for the last 12 hours. EMS reports that the has severe tachycardia with a normal mental…

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