STAT ECG Diagnoses: why you should never trust the computer ECG interpretation, even when it reads “normal ECG”!

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


HPI

A 71-year-old male is being transported to the ED for acute chest pain. The following prehospital EMS ECG is transmitted:

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

  1. What is the significance of the T wave abnormalities seen?
  2. Would you activate the cath lab?
  3. How would you manage this patient?