STAT ECG Diagnoses: considerations with the heart rate is way too fast in patients with tachyarrhythmias
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 29-year-old male with no significant known PMHx presents to the ED with palpitations. He is found to be markedly tachycardic on arrival. The following ECG is obtained:
Before watching the video, look closely at this ECG and ask yourself:
- What is the heart rate and underlying rhythm?
- How would you manage a hemodynamically stable patient with this rhythm?
- How would you manage a hemodynamically unstable patient with this rhythm?