Weekly Workout November 13, 2023
Wide Complex Tachycardias: precordial concordance and what to do when some leads appear narrow and others appear wide

A 38-year-old man is brought to the emergency department by EMS for palpitations after he is found to be tachycardic. He is noted to be hypotensive with SBP of 70…

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 April 17, 2022
STAT ECG Diagnoses: what to do when the ST segment elevation in presumed STEMI resolves before patients get to the cath lab?

 A 62-year-old woman is brought to the ED with severe chest pain radiating to the left shoulder. Pain is associated with shortness of breath, nausea, and diaphoresis. The following ECGs…

Weekly Workout March 27, 2022
STAT ECG Diagnoses: using ectopy and premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) to diagnose occlusion MI

A 62-year-old woman is brought to the ED by EMS with severe chest pain, shortness of breath, nausea, and diaphoresis. The following EMS ECG was obtained:

Weekly Workout November 30, 2020
STAT ECG Diagnoses: hyperacute T waves and other subtle but deadly ECG signs of acute coronary syndromes

A 64-year-old man presents to the ED with dyspnea and chest pain. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout August 3, 2020
STAT ECG Diagnoses: why you should never trust the computer ECG interpretation, even when it reads “normal ECG”!

A 71-year-old male is being transported to the ED for acute chest pain. The following prehospital EMS ECG is transmitted:

Weekly Workout November 11, 2019
Rhythm Interpretation: distracted by ectopy!

HPI:  A 51-year-old male presents to the ED with dyspnea, nausea, and palpitations. The following ECG is obtained: Case ECG   Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:…

Weekly Workout March 23, 2015
Differential Diagnoses: new onset seizures

HPI:  A 33-year-old female presents with new onset seizures. The following ECG is done. Case ECG  

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