Atrial fibrillation

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Weekly Workout January 1, 2023
STAT ECG Diagnoses: how to approach and tackle tough dysrhythmias

A 91-year-old woman presents to the emergency department reporting that she is just not feeling well. She is noted to have an irregular rhythm. The following ECG is obtained and…

Weekly Workout October 9, 2022
Bradydysrhythmia: An irregular rhythm with grouped or clumped beats

 A 75-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with palpitations and near syncope. She is noted to be bradycardic with an irregular rhythm. The following ECG is obtained on arrival:

Weekly Workout December 13, 2021
STAT ECG Diagnoses: what to look for on the ECG after synchronized cardioversion

HPI:  A 55-year-old woman presents to the ED with mild to moderate COVID pneumonia. She reportedly had a syncopal episode while on a bed pan. The following rhythm strip was…

Weekly Workout December 6, 2021
Literature Review: treating dysrrhythmias in pregnant patients

A 25-year-old woman G2P1 with no known PMHx is in full term labor when she experiences palpitations and is noted to be tachycardic. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout November 1, 2021
STAT ECG Diagnoses: considerations with the heart rate is way too fast in patients with tachyarrhythmias

A 29-year-old male with no significant known PMHx presents to the ED with palpitations. He is found to be markedly tachycardic on arrival. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout December 23, 2019
Rhythm Interpretation: never trust the computer interpretation and scrutinize every lead

An elderly male presents with weakness and lightheadedness to his primary care physician. He is referred to the ED after the following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout December 16, 2019
Rhythm Interpretation: grouped or clumped beats

A 67-year-old male with PMHx of ESRD presents to the ED with fevers and bacteremia. The following ECG is obtained for mild tachycardia:

Weekly Workout December 9, 2019
Rhythm Interpretation: how to avoid misdiagnosis of atrial fibrillation

An elderly male presents to the ED after a syncopal episode. He is found to be weak and lightheaded on arrival, with hypotension and mild tachycardia. There is no evidence…

Weekly Workout August 20, 2018
Intermittent runs of nonsustained ventricular tachycardia

A 48-year-old man presents to the ED with 3-4 days of palpitations. The patient has a stable blood pressure but is found to have new onset atrial fibrillation with RVR….

Weekly Workout May 7, 2018
How to avoid misdiagnosing the most overcalled tachyarrhythmia by physicians and EGC machines

HPI:  A 64-year-old man presents to the ED with nausea and vomiting. He is tachycardic on arrival and the following ECG is obtained: Case ECG Before watching this week’s video,…

Weekly Workout December 7, 2015
Narrow Complex Tachycardia: inappropriate anticoagulation because of misdiagnosis

A 96-year-old man presents to the ED with a dry skin rash. On review of symptoms the patient reports 1-2 episodes of fleeting chest pain that is sharp. The following…

Weekly Workout April 20, 2015
ECG cases from Baltimore City EMS

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