STAT ECG Diagnoses: must know ECG differentials in the evaluation of patients with altered mental status

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


A young woman presents to the ED unconscious with a GCS of 4. The following ECG was obtained during the initial evaluation:

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

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. What is your differential diagnosis for the observed abnormalities?
  3. How would you treat this patient?