ECG Basics & Fundamentals: reflux, burping, and improvement with antacids…can’t be cardiac, right?
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 71-year-old man with history of diabetes & HTN presents to the ED with chest discomfort and burping over the past few days. The discomfort has increased over the past hour. The following ECG is obtained:
Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:
- What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
- Would you activate the cath lab based on this ECG and story?
- Assuming cardiology was consulted and did not think the ECG met cath lab criteria, what would you do next in the management of this patient?