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 June 12, 2017
Literature Review: ECG findings in PE associated with hemodynamic instability and increased morbidity and mortality

An 80-year-old man is brought to the ED by EMS for chest pain and dyspnea. He is found to be tachypneic, tachycardic, hypoxic, with a blood pressure of 105/50. The…

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 March 13, 2016
STAT ECG Diagnoses: must know ECG differentials in the evaluation of patients with altered mental status

A young woman presents to the ED unconscious with a GCS of 4. The following ECG was obtained during the initial evaluation:

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…

Weekly Workout September 14, 2015
Differential Diagnoses: right axis deviation in patients with syncope

HPI: A 49-year-old male with a history of chronic back pain presents to the ED with syncope. He describes 3 similar episodes over the past week with preceding dizziness. The…

Weekly Workout July 27, 2015
ECG Basics & Fundamentals: a 5 step approach to ECG interpretation and how to think of differential diagnoses

HPI: A 70-year-old man presents with generalized malaise. He has a history of ESRD and has missed dialysis this week. The following ECG is obtained: Case ECG   Before watching…

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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