Rhythm Interpretation: never trust the computer interpretation and scrutinize every lead

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


An elderly male presents with weakness and lightheadedness to his primary care physician. He is referred to the ED after the following ECG is obtained:

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

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. What is the underlying rhythm?
  3. Is this rhythm an indication for any specific treatment?