Month: December 2018

Podcast #125 – Check All Images

The department is busy and you want to keep the flow running smoothly.  It is easy to cut corners when it comes to imaging.  After all, a radiologist will be reviewing those images.  If you are lucky, those images will be read within minutes of them being taken.  Why then, should you review those images

Found comatose with prehospital ECG showing “bigeminal PVCs” and “Tachycardia at a rate of 156”

This patient with a history diabetes was found with a GCS of 4. Prehospital EKG and strips (not shown) had “heart rate 156” (according to the computer interpretation) and “Bigeminal PVCs” The prehospital 12-lead looked just like the first ED ECG: What do you think? Answer: The “bigeminal PVCs” is really a QRS followed by

LITFL Review 355

Welcome to the 355th 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 critical care. The post LITFL Review 355 appeared first on Life in the Fast Lane. Go to Source Author: Marjorie Lazoff, MD Powered by WPeMatico