Serial ECGs

Weekly Workout March 4, 2024
Literature Review: Resolution of ST elevation in STEMI

Paramedics are transporting a middle aged male with chest pain and an obvious inferior STEMI. They arrive to the emergency department and the following ECG is obtained on arrival about…

Weekly Workout May 22, 2023
Hyperacute T waves and serial ECGs in early ACS, AV blocks, and more on sustained vs. nonsustained ventricular tachycardia

An 80-year-old man presents to the emergency department after an episode of syncope. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout December 5, 2022
ECG Basics & Fundamentals: the value of clinical decisions instruments and what to do when evaluating patients with a concerning chest pain story

A 68-year-old man with PMHx of HTN and cigarette smoking presents to the ED with severe central chest pain and mild shortness of breath for 1 hour. Pain is constant…

Weekly Workout November 27, 2022
The value of obtaining a thorough history of presenting illness in patients with chest pain

A 28-year-old man with no known past medical history presents to the emergency department with central chest pain after being elbowed in the chest while playing football. Pain radiates to…

Weekly Workout October 23, 2022
ECG Basics and Fundamentals: the earliest evidence of cardiac ischemia on the ECG and when to obtain serial ECGs

A 68-year-old man is brought into the emergency department for acute chest pain radiating to the back. He appears very uncomfortable and is hypertensive on arrival. A CT angiogram is…

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