How serial ECGs can save lives!

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 49-year-old man is brought in by EMS to the ED with chest pain concerning for cardiac ischemia. The following prehospital ECG was obtained:

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

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. What is the next best step if the patient has ongoing ischemic chest pain on arrival?