Weekly Workout December 5, 2022
ECG Basics & Fundamentals: the value of clinical decisions instruments and what to do when evaluating patients with a concerning chest pain story

A 68-year-old man with PMHx of HTN and cigarette smoking presents to the ED with severe central chest pain and mild shortness of breath for 1 hour. Pain is constant…

Weekly Workout November 27, 2022
The value of obtaining a thorough history of presenting illness in patients with chest pain

A 28-year-old man with no known past medical history presents to the emergency department with central chest pain after being elbowed in the chest while playing football. Pain radiates to…

Weekly Workout December 3, 2018
EMS ECGs: S1Q3T3, is it pathognomonic for acute pulmonary embolism

A 63-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with palpitations. The following ECG was obtained by EMS prior to arrival:

Weekly Workout June 12, 2016
Age as a cardiac risk factor

A 32-year-old woman presents to the ED with 2 hours of chest pain. She has a history of psychosis and smokes cigarettes. The following ECG is obtained:

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