ECG Basics & Fundamentals: ventricular rhythms to be aware of in patients with cardiac ischemia
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 50-year-old man presents to the ED with ischemic chest pain concerning for acute MI. During his work up and observation, he clinically improves but is noted to have a change of rhythm concerning for ventricular ectopy. The following ECG is obtained during one of these episodes:
Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:
- What is the rhythm?
- What is the most likely cause?
- How would you manage this patient?