STAT ECG Diagnoses: must know ECG patterns in screening for acute coronary occlusion
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 58-year-old woman is brought into the emergency department by paramedics with chest pain and diaphoresis. The following EMS ECG was obtained:
Before watching the video, look closely at this ECG and ask yourself:
- What ST segment and T wave abnormalities are present?
- Is this ECG suggestive of acute coronary occlusion?
- Would you activate the cath lab on arrival?