Weekly Workout August 16, 2021
Literature Review: cardiac risk factors and the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) in habitual marijuana use

 A 25-year-old male is brought into the ED by EMS with acute onset chest pain. He has no significant past medical history or known cardiac risk factors but reports smoking…

Weekly Workout October 12, 2020
Literature Review: QRS fragmentation and pseudonormalization of T waves

A 64-year-old male with PMHx of HTN, DM, and obesity presents with chest pain radiating to the left arm. The following ECG is obtained, and compared to a previous ECG…

Weekly Workout October 5, 2020
STAT ECG Diagnoses: QRS fragmentation and attention to ecopic beats to help diagnose acute cardiac ischemia on the ECG

A 78-year-old male with PMHx of HTN and DM presents with chest discomfort and diaphoresis while moving the lawn. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout January 19, 2015
Literature Review: age as a cardiac risk factor, what age is too young to have a myocardial infarction (MI)?

HPI: 25-year-old male smoker presents with left arm and upper back pain. He also has mild epigastric pain, associated with vomiting x 4 episodes. Vitals: HR-100, BP-110/70, RR-22, SpO2-100%, afebrile….

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