STAT ECG Diagnoses: STEMI mimics and how you can use the QRS axis to clinch the diagnosis in patients with altered mental status
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 46-year-old man presented with pleuritic left sided chest pain. He was found down for an unknown period of time, with suspicion for drug overdose. The following ECG was obtained:
Before watching the video, look closely at this ECG and ask yourself these questions:
- What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
- What is the axis and your top differential diagnosis?
- How would you manage this patient?