Archive for April2010

Cath report for 74 year old male CC: Chest pain (with angiograms)

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Here’s the final update on the 74 year old male CC: Chest pain. Let’s take another look at the 12-lead ECG. The first update to the case is here: Update to 74 year old male CC: Chest pain In the update I showed the right precordial leads “flipped” to help see the STEMI. Here are […]

Marketing a STEMI System – WellSpan Health

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Another cool STEMI video, this time by WellSpan Health (York Hospital). Surprisingly technical! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YbwqCqpQ0s] One of the cardios drops the “Ambulance Driver” bomb. What are you gonna do?

Update to 74 year old male CC: Chest pain

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Here are the serial prehospital 12-lead ECGs for 74 year old male CC: Chest pain Angiograms and cath report to follow. Pay close attention to the right precordial leads (V1-V3). Consider the following graphic. The most important changes occur between 16:41:26 and 16:50:30. Just for fun, here it is “flipped”. See also: Cath report for […]

74 year old male CC: Chest pain

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74 year old male presents to EMS with a chief complaint of chest pain. Onset approximately 1 hour prior to the 9-1-1 call. No further details of the OPQRST are currently available. I will update the case with this information as soon as it is available, along with the physical exam. Vital signs: Resp: 20 […]

"Google Fiber" 30 Day Challenge – April 6 through May 6

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For those of you who haven’t heard, Google is planning on building experimental, ultra-high-speed broadband networks in the United States. To help determine which location(s) are most deserving, Google Fiber (@googlefiber) is hosting a 30-day challenge at their website. Won’t you please cast your vote for Hilton Head Island, SC today? We’re holding steady in […]

12-Lead ECG Education Podcast at the EMS EduCast

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The 12-Lead ECG Education podcast is available for download from the EMS EduCast. Thanks to Greg Friese (@gfriese), Rob Theriault, and Bill Toon (@wftoon) for having me on the show! Become a fan of the EMS EduCast on Facebook HERE. Follow the EMS EduCast on Twitter HERE. See also: Everyday EMS Tips Paramedic Tutor

46 year old male CC: Chest Pain

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Here’s an interesting case from Associate Editor Christopher Watford. As a reminder, Christopher has his own blog called My Variables Only Have 6 Letters. 46 year old male presents to EMS complaining of chest pain. After sitting down on the gurney he states, “My heart is jumping out of my chest!” Onset: Sudden while doing […]