ECG Basics and Fundamentals: the value of ignoring the ECG computer interpretation and looking closely at all 12 leads
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 48-year-old female presents to the ED with palpitations and near-syncope. She reports multiple episodes of palpitations in the past that have not been evaluated. The following ECG is obtained:
Before watching the video, look closely at this ECG and ask yourself:
- What is the heart rate and underlying rhythm?
- What is your differential for the intermittent wide QRS complexes seen?
- How would you manage this rhythm?