ECG Basics & Fundamentals: when to get posterior leads

ECG Weekly Workout with Dr. Amal Mattu


A 70-year-old man presents to the ED with ischemic chest pain. The following ECG is obtained:

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

  1. What ECG abnormalities do you notice?
  2. Would you activate the cath lab? If not, how would you treat this patient?