Spodick Sign

Weekly Workout November 2, 2020
Literature Review: evaluation of Spodick’s sign and other electrocardiographic findings as indicators of STEMI and acute pericarditis

A 40-year-old male presents to the ED with chest pain. The following ECG is obtained with a computer interpretation of “Acute Pericarditis”: 

Weekly Workout November 18, 2019
Differential Diagnoses: factors that rule in STEMI in the evaluation of diffuse ST segment elevation

A 60-year-old male presents to the ED with chest pain and mild dyspnea. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout May 29, 2016
ECG Basics & Fundamentals: diagnostic criteria for acute pericarditis

A 38-year-old man presents with mid-sternal, sharp chest pain. The pain is non-radiating, worse when supine, and is not associated with any diaphoresis or vomiting. The following ECG is done:

Weekly Workout January 26, 2015
ECG Basics & Fundamentals: “just because electrocardiography is a basic skill in medicine, doesn’t mean that our ECG skills should be basic”

HPI: 43-year-old male presents with mid-sternal chest tightness. History is otherwise limited. Vitals: HR-110, otherwise normal vitals. Case ECG

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