EMS ECGs: hypothermia emergencies, accelerated idioventricular rhythm (AIVR), and so much more!
Baltimore City EMS Cases with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 63-year-old male presents to the ED with chest ache, near syncope, and exertional lightheadedness. The following ECG is obtained:
Before watching the video, look closely at this ECG and ask yourself:
- What is the heart rate and rhythm?
- What is the most likely diagnosis?
- Would you activate the cath lab?