TCA overdose

Weekly Workout January 18, 2021
Differential Diagnoses: important considerations in patients with new onset seizures or altered mental status, must know diagnoses in the emergency department

A 40-year-old man is brought into the ED after being found in the street and noted to have intermittent seizures. He is tachycardic, hypertensive, and febrile. The following ECG was…

Weekly Workout February 24, 2020
STAT ECG Diagnoses: how to use ECG differentials to clinc the diagnosis in patients who are altered and can not provide a reliable history

A 50-year-old woman is found unconscious by a family member this morning. She was last known normal yesterday afternoon. On arrival to the ED she is minimally responsive and only…

Weekly Workout February 11, 2019
STAT ECG Diagnoses: the ECG findings in sodium channel blocker toxicity

A father calls an ambulance for his 16-year-old daughter who is not feeling well. She has been listless and having palpitations. She is found to be tachycardic with a normal…

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:

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