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Weekly Workout May 27, 2024
How to avoid misdiagnosis of irregular rhythms

A 80-year-old woman is referred to the emergency department for suspected rapid atrial fibrillation. The following ECG is obtained on arrival: 

Weekly Workout April 15, 2024
Interesting Cases from UMMC, Part III

A 63-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with dizziness and syncope. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout April 8, 2024
Interesting Cases from UMMC, Part II

A 58-year-old man presents to the emergency department with acute chest pain and shortness of breath. The following ECG 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 June 19, 2023
STAT ECG Diagnoses: right ventricular hypertrophy criteria, electrical alternans vs. respiratory variation, and much more

An ill appearing patient arrives to the emergency department in extremis and history is limited. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout December 19, 2022
ECG Basics and Fundamentals: causes of pauses or clumped/grouped beats on the ECG

A 72-year-old man with PMHx of HTN presents to the emergency department with vomiting and lightheadedness. He is noted to be slightly bradycardic with an irregular rhythm on arrival. The…

Weekly Workout July 10, 2022
Differential Diagnoses: AV blocks, tachyarrhythmias, and what you need to look for on the ECG of every patient with syncope

A 36-year-old woman is brought into the emergency department after an episode of syncope. She reports palpitations prior to the episode but is otherwise asymptomatic on arrival. Vital signs are…

Weekly Workout January 23, 2022
Rhythm Interpretation: differential diagnoses for electrocardiographic polyuria in unstable bradycardias

An 88-year-old man is brought into the ED with lightheadedness and palpitations.  The following ECG is obtained: 

Weekly Workout June 28, 2021
Rhythm Interpretation: the best lead to use to look for atrial activity, and a discussion on the most over diagnosed tachydysrrhythmia

A 58-year-old male with no significant past medical history presents to the ED with palpitations. The following ECG is obtained on arrival with no prior ECGs available for comparison:

Weekly Workout June 1, 2020
2020 ECG Competition Answers (Part 1/2)

This week we review the answers to the first 6 questions from the 8th annual UMEM Residency ECG Competition.  Make sure to attempt to answer the questions before clicking the red…

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 April 22, 2019
Rhythm Interpretation: is the PR interval constant, lengthening, or randomly changing?

 A 78-year-old woman presents to the emergency department after an episode of syncope. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout July 9, 2018
2018 ECG Competition Answers (Part 2/2)

This week we review the answers to questions 7-12 from the 6th annual UMEM Residency ECG Competition.  Make sure to attempt to answer the questions before clicking the red box to…

Weekly Workout July 2, 2018
2018 ECG Competition Answers (Part 1/2)

This week we review the answers to the first 6 questions from the 6th annual UMEM Residency ECG Competition. Make sure to attempt to answer the questions before clicking the red…

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 May 18, 2015
2015 ECG Competition Answers (Part 2/2)

This week we review the answers to the last 6 cases from the UMEM Residency ECG Competition. Make sure to attempt to answer the questions before clicking the red boxes…

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