Bradydysrhythmia: when is it actually considered a complete heart block?
UMEM Potpourri ECG Cases with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 52-year-old man presents to the emergency department with chest pain associated with nausea and diaphoresis. The following ECG is obtained on arrival:
Before watching the video, look closely at this ECG and ask yourself:
- What is the rate & rhythm?
- Is there a complete heart block present?
- Would you activate the cath lab?