A young man with back spasms

Written by Pendell Meyers First see this ECG without clinical context: What do you see? Do you agree with the computer’s read of “nonspecific ST abnormality?” The ECG is diagnostic of hypokalemia. There is diffuse minimal STD, with prolonged QT interval and characteristic “up-down” T-wave morphology in the precordial leads which is being caused by

This ECG, recorded in triage, was shown to me immediately, with no other info…..

This ECG, recorded in triage, was shown to me immediately, with no other info….. What do you think?Computer read is: “Moderate ST depression” I said:“Inferior OMI (Occlusion Myocardial Infarction – see the Manifesto).  Activate the cath lab.”Dr. Laura Schrag also saw this immediately and that is why she showed it to me. Then I asked: