Literature Review: outcomes for patients with STEMI presenting with nondiagnostic initial ECGs
Emergency Cardiology Literature Review & Updates with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 45-year-old man presents to the ED with 1 hour of chest pain, shortness of breath, and diaphoresis. The following ECG is obtained:
Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:
- What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
- What is your differential for the T-wave inversion and ST-segment abnormality seen in aVL?
- What is the checkmark sign?
- How would you treat this patient?