Month: February 2018

ST-Elevation in aVR with diffuse ST-Depression: An ECG pattern that you must know and understand!

This case comes from Sam Ghali  (@EM_RESUS). A 60-year-old man calls 911 after experiencing sudden onset chest pain, palpitations, and shortness of breath. Here are his vital signs: HR: 130-160, BP: 140/75, RR:22, Temp: 98.5 F, SaO2: 98% This is his 12-Lead ECG: He is in atrial fibrillation with a rapid ventricular response at a rate of around 140

LITFL Review 320

LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical BlogLITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog – Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog Welcome to the 320th LITFL Review! Your regular and reliable source for the highest highlights, sneakiest sneak peeks and loudest shout-outs from the webbed world of emergency medicine and

Right Bundle Branch Block and ST Depression in V1-V3. Is that normal? And a complication.

A late middle-aged male with h/o 3 vessel bypass (CABG), type 2 diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, DVT, Chronic Kideny Disease, and chronic combined systolic and diastolic congestive heart failure presented with chest pain which started approximately 2 hours prior to arrival. Here was the initial ED ECG: Sinus RhythmThere is an rSR’ in V1, with

Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 227

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