Tag Archives: atrial flutter

57 year old male: Chest Discomfort – Conclusion

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This is the conclusion to 57 year old male: Chest Discomfort. We suggest you read the backstory first! We're now in the back of the ambulance with our stubborn 57 year old male with a rapid heart rate. He looks unwell, but is otherwise hemodynamically stable. Our partner is working on a line. Let's review the initial […]

Atrial flutter can cause false-positive ***ACUTE MI SUSPECTED*** interpretive statements

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I first heard about this issue a couple of years ago in a webinar at the D2B Alliance website. Since then I have seen it several times in my own EMS system. I also mentioned it when I commented on: Review of Factors Associated With False-Positive Emergency Medical Services Triage for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention According […]

Differential diagnosis of wide complex tachycardias – Part IV

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Let’s look at a more typical case of wide complex tachycardia. This case comes from Lt. Jason Kinley of Xenia Fire Division. If you’re not familiar with Xenia Fire Division in Xenia, OH, they have an outstanding prehospital 12 lead ECG program. Jason is also one of the co-moderators at the EMS-to-Balloon (E2B) Challenge! listserv […]

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