Weekly Workout February 6, 2022
STAT ECG Diagnoses: ventricular fibrillation after synchronized cardioversion for a regular wide complex tachycardia

A 50-year-old male is brought into the ED with palpitations and is found to have a regular wide complex tachycardia. He is treated with synchronized electrical cardioversion and immediately goes…

Weekly Workout August 9, 2021
STAT ECG Diagnoses: considerations in patients with altered mental status and seizures

A 39-year-old male with no significant PMHx presents to the ED after a seizure. He is post-ictal on arrival. Vital signs are normal, and the following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout June 26, 2017
Prolonged QTC interval from severe hypokalemia

A 42-year-old woman presents to the ED with a seizure. She has been noncompliant with medications. She is now awake and well, though she appears malnourished. The following ECG was…

Weekly Workout May 8, 2017
Differential Diagnoses: what do you look for when interpreting the ECG of patients with “new onset seizures”?

A patient with no known past medical history presents to the ED with ischemic chest pain. While waiting to be seen, he is noted to have a generalized seizure and…

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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