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Weekly Workout November 27, 2023
Must know ECGs and differentials in patients with chest pain or shortness of breath

A 63-year-old woman is brought to the emergency department by EMS for chest pain and shortness of breath. The following ECG was obtained:

Weekly Workout March 22, 2021
STAT ECG Diagnoses: is this ST segment elevation due to early repolarization or a large STEMI?

 A 38-year-old male presents to the ED with acute chest pain. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout July 13, 2020
Great EMS cases that highlight hypothermia emergencies, the ECG findings in acute pulmonary embolism, and so much more!

A 39-year-old woman is being taken to the ED by EMS for palpitations and lightheadedness. She is noted to be tachycardic. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout June 8, 2020
2020 ECG Competition Answers (Part 2/2)

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

Weekly Workout April 6, 2020
ECG Basics and Fundamentals: right axis deviation differential and ST segment elevation in rightward leads

A 48-year-old woman presents to the ED with chest pain and near syncope. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout October 20, 2019
Post-cardiac arrest ECGs: can you guess the cause of arrest based off this ECG?

A 56-year-old man is brought in by ambulance after witnessed cardiac arrest. He reportedly had shortness of breath and malaise prior to collapse. The following post ROSC ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout July 1, 2019
2019 ECG Competition Answers (Part 2/3)

This week we review the answers to questions 7-11, & 13 from the 7th Annual UMEM Residency ECG Competition. Make sure to attempt to answer the questions before clicking the red…

Weekly Workout July 30, 2018
EMS ECGs: accelerated idioventricular rhythm (AIVR) in patients with ACS and other critical cases to help you save lives!

 A 69-year-old man is brought in by EMS to the ED with chest pain and shortness of breath. No prehospital treatment was rendered. The following prehospital ECG was obtained:

Weekly Workout July 23, 2018
EMS ECGs: respect lead aVL and looks for subtle early signs of cardiac ischemia

A 30-year-old woman is brought in by EMS to the ED with chest pain. The following prehospital ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout July 11, 2016
Differential DIagnoses: tall R wave in lead V1

An 80-year-old man is brought in by ambulance to the ED for chest pain and dyspnea. He looks sick on exam and is found to be hypotensive, tachycardic, and tachypneic….

Weekly Workout February 1, 2016
Differential Diagnoses: is this ECG pattern consistent with ACS or is there something else it could be?

A 59-year-old male with a PMHx of a HTN and anxiety presents the ED for progressive dyspnea on exertion over the past few weeks. He denies pain and appears comfortable….

Weekly Workout October 11, 2015
EMS ECGs: common mimics of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and STEMI

A 73-year-old male is being transported by EMS to your ED for acute onset chest pain. He has a systolic blood pressure of 80. A prehospital ECG is obtained and…

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