Differential Diagnoses: a 5 step approach to comprehensive ECG interpretation

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 46-year-old man presents to the ED with generalized weakness and body aches. He is noted to have normal vital signs. The following ECG is obtained:

Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:

  1. What is your systematic approach to ECG interpretation?
  2. What 3 ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  3. What is the most likely cause of the patient’s symptoms based on this ECG?