Must know ECGs you will see on board exams and have to recognize in real life

Emergency Medicine Board Review: Must Know ECGs with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 34-year-old man is brought to the emergency department with delirium and agitation. The following ECG is obtained:

Before watching the video, look closely at this ECG and ask yourself:

  1. What is the axis?
  2. What is your differential for new right axis deviation?
  3. What is the most likely cause of the patient’s delirium based on this ECG?