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Baltimore City EMS Cases with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 60-year-old woman with PMHx of HTN is brought in by EMS with chest pain and diaphoresis. The following prehospital ECG was obtained:

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

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. Which leads are most concerning for acute ischemia or infarction?
  3. Would you activate the cath lab?