STAT ECG Diagnoses: activate the cath lab or get an urgent cardiology consult?
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 65-year-old woman is brought in by EMS with chest heaviness and mid-scapular pain for the past two hours. She received Aspirin and Nitroglycerin en route and arrives asymptomatic. The following ECG is obtained:
Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself these questions:
- What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
- Would you activate cath lab or get an emergent cardiology consultation on this asymptomatic patient?