Great EMS cases that highlight hyperkalemia emergencies, rate related ST segment abnormalities, and so much more!

Baltimore City EMS Cases with Dr. Amal Mattu


HPI: A 69-year-old woman presents to the ED with palpitations and lightheadedness. She is noted to be tachycardic. The following ECG is obtained:

Case ECG

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

  1. What is the rhythm?
  2. What do you think about the ST-segment abnormalities seen in the setting of this rhythm?
  3. How would you manage this patient?