STAT ECG Diagnoses: considerations in patients with altered mental status and seizures
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 39-year-old male with no significant PMHx presents to the ED after a seizure. He is post-ictal on arrival. Vital signs are normal, and the following ECG is obtained:
Before watching the video, look closely at this ECG and ask yourself these questions:
- What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
- What do you look for on the ECG of patients with new onset seizures?
- What is the most likely cause and suggested treatment?