ECG Basics & Fundamentals: using a systematic approach to identify the cause of ST segment elevation
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 49-year-old man presents to the ED with nausea, lightheadedness, arthralgias and malaise. He appears dehydrated but has an otherwise normal exam. 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?
- What are the different causes of ST-segment elevations?