The Weekend Roundup: ECG Highlights from Around the Web…

weekend-roundup                                                                                                                          *image credit

In case you missed it this week:


We had a great case discussion regarding an equivocally challenging ECG.. Was it pericarditis in the end?


Dr. Smith had a great case about Wellens' and the implications for treatment.


Amal Mattu's ECG video of the week tackles the Modified (yes, a nod to Dr. Smith!) Sgarbossa Criteria.


How good are your arrhythmia recognitions skills? GE Healthcare has this Arrhythmia Quiz, 24 questions, with a good review of the essential rules of interpretation!


Dr. Venkatesan wonders… "Is it a crime to treat ACS withoug knowing coronary anatomy?"


K. Wang presents a new ECG Video covering electrolyte disturbances.


Theblunddissection has a quick trauma ECG case involving a 42 year old male c/o chest pain following an MVA.


Important Cardiac Arrest news from Wake County showing evidence that we should work cardiac arrests until ROSC or ETCO2 < 11.


In this video, Dr. Sheldon Cheskes discusses his study regarding the Peri-shock Pause.


Don't forget to check out the latest from the Code STEMI Web Series!


Have a great weekend!




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38 Year Old Male – Chest Pain and Leg Paralysis.
LVH with strain St depression in inf leads St elevation in avl ,v1 to v4 Here major problem is high B.P that causes focal neurological deficiet at the same time effect of hypertension on heart may results in st t changes but imp things here pain that's not responding so Aortic Disection also kept in…
2015-10-06 05:44:53
Darren Earley
38 Year Old Male – Chest Pain and Leg Paralysis.
Ventricular pre excitation.
2015-10-05 18:23:40
38 Year Old Male – Chest Pain and Leg Paralysis.
i am with Brian on the aortic dissection. there are a lack of p waves that are possibly due to a 1st. degree heart block.
2015-10-05 17:50:11
Conclusion: 38 Year Old Male – Chest Pain and Leg Paralysis.
Really good case i learned alot reading that if i get one i have the choice of one hospital with no cardio thoracic surgeon so it will be a heli to the nearest one.
2015-10-05 16:34:40
Brooks Walsh MD
38 Year Old Male – Chest Pain and Leg Paralysis.
For sure, in severe chest pain you must consider PE! The vital signs and ecg did not, in this case, support that diagnosis, but patients don't always "read the textbook." Read the conclusion, see what you think!
2015-10-05 14:50:05

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