SVT

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Weekly Workout May 20, 2024
Unraveling WPW Syndrome: Challenging Cases and Nuances of Treatment

A 15-year-old male with a history of asthma presents with palpitations while playing football.  On arrival, he is found to have a narrow complex regular tachycardia most consistent with SVT….

Weekly Workout January 29, 2024
2024 EMS Cases Part II

A 56-year-old woman is being brought in by EMS for palpitations. The following EMS ECG is obtained and transmitted:

Weekly Workout July 3, 2023
Wide Complex Tachycardias: using old ECGs, Lewis leads, and rabbit ears to distinguish VT from SVT

A 48-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with palpitations. She is noted to be tachycardic at triage. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout March 12, 2022
Literature Review: troponin testing in patients with supraventricular tachycardias (SVT)

A 45-year-old male with PMHx of HTN and obesity presents to the ED with palpitations and anxiety. Symptoms started abruptly 4 hours ago. The following ECG was obtained:

Weekly Workout March 6, 2022
STAT ECG Diagnoses: using the ECG in cases of wide complex tachycardia to diagnose ventricular tachycardia (VT)

A 25-year-old otherwise healthy woman with no significant PMHx presents to the ED with palpitations. The following ECG was obtained:

Weekly Workout February 27, 2022
Rhythm Interpretation: atrial tachyarrhythmia review part 2/2

EMS transmits the following ECG from a 78-year-old male who is having palpitations and chest discomfort:

Weekly Workout April 19, 2021
Narrow Complex Tachycardia: the maximum achievable sinus heart rate

A 67-year-old woman is brought to the ED by EMS for palpitations. She is found to have a heart rate ~168. Vital signs are otherwise within normal limits aside from…

Weekly Workout March 15, 2021
Wide Complex Tachycardias: What is the Lewis lead and how you can use modified ECG leads to help make the diagnosis

A 60-year-old male presents to the ED with acute chest pain and lower extremity edema. He is noted to be tachycardic on arrival. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout November 16, 2020
Literature Review: pearls and pitfalls in the ECG diagnosis for ventricular tachycardia

A 45-year-old with no known past medical history presents to the ED with palpitations. She is hemodynamically stable. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout July 20, 2020
Great EMS cases that highlight hyperkalemia emergencies, rate related ST segment abnormalities, and so much more!

HPI: A 69-year-old woman presents to the ED with palpitations and lightheadedness. She is noted to be tachycardic. The following ECG is obtained: Case ECG

Weekly Workout December 3, 2018
EMS ECGs: S1Q3T3, is it pathognomonic for acute pulmonary embolism

A 63-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with palpitations. The following ECG was obtained by EMS prior to arrival:

Weekly Workout July 9, 2018
2018 ECG Competition Answers (Part 2/2)

This week we review the answers to questions 7-12 from the 6th annual UMEM Residency ECG Competition.  Make sure to attempt to answer the questions before clicking the red box to…

Weekly Workout July 2, 2018
2018 ECG Competition Answers (Part 1/2)

This week we review the answers to the first 6 questions from the 6th annual UMEM Residency ECG Competition. Make sure to attempt to answer the questions before clicking the red…

Weekly Workout November 13, 2017
Several challenging EMS cases to help you make the diagnosis and save more lives!

A 44-year-old man with PMHx of diabetes is transported to the ED by EMS for lethargy and altered mental status. His finger stick blood glucose measurement read as “high”.  The…

Weekly Workout January 23, 2017
EMS Cases: The definition of normal sinus rhythms and so much more!

A 89-year-old woman calls EMS for palpitations. The following ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout July 24, 2016
Differential Diagnoses: the main three things that cause narrow complex regular tachycardias

A 51-year-old man presents to the ED with generalized weakness and palpitations. The following prehospital ECG is obtained:

Weekly Workout February 22, 2016
Differential Diagnoses: supraventricular tachycardia with ST segment elevation in aVR

A 57-year-old woman presents to the ED with palpitations and dyspnea. She has a prior history of having an elevated heart rate but has never been formally diagnosed with any specific tachydysrhythmia. The…

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