STAT ECG Diagnoses: using ectopy and premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) to diagnose occlusion MI
ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu
A 62-year-old woman is brought to the ED by EMS with severe chest pain, shortness of breath, nausea, and diaphoresis. The following EMS ECG was obtained:
Before watching the video, look closely at this ECG and ask yourself:
- What is the rhythm?
- What ST segment abnormalities do you notice?
- Would you activate the cath lab based on this ECG?