Rhythm Interpretation: the importance of patient assessment in managing malignant arrhythmias
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 74-year-old woman presents to the ED with shortness of breath. She has been taking azithromycin for cough. The following ECG is obtained:
Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:
- What is the initial rate and rhythm?
- What are some potential causes for this rhythm?
- What is the best initial step in management?