ECG findings in hypothermia

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 77-year-old male is brought into the ED after being found unconscious in his home. The following prehospital ECG was obtained and compared to an old normal ECG:

Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:

  1. Would you activate the cath lab based on this ECG?
  2. Aside from areas of ST-elevation, what other abnormalities do you notice?
  3. What is your differential diagnosis?