Differential Diagnoses: what do you look for when interpreting the ECG of patients with “new onset seizures”?
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A patient with no known past medical history presents to the ED with ischemic chest pain. While waiting to be seen, he is noted to have a generalized seizure and is found to be unresponsive. The following ECG was done at triage:
Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:
- What do you look for when interpreting the ECG of patients with new onset seizures?
- What is the next best step in evaluating and treating this patient?