Category: ECG of the Week

ECG of the Week – 12th February 2018 – Interpretation

The following ECG is from a 12 yr old male who presented to the Emergency Department following an episode of palpitations and near-syncope. he has no past medical history. Click to enlarge Rate: x Rhythm: Regular Axis: Normal (-33 deg) Intervals: PR – Normal (~200ms) QRS – Normal (100ms) QT – 400ms (QTc Bazette 380-400 ms) Additional:Distinct QRS morphology Interpretation:What

ECG of the Week – 29th January 2018 – Interpretation

The following ECG is from a 60 yr old male who presented with several weeks of diarrhoeal illness following foreign travel. He has a past medical history of ischaemic cardiomyopathy. His medications include warfarin, beta-blocker, PPI, ACE inhibitor and diuretics. Click to enlarge Rate: 60 Rhythm: Regular Sinus rhythm Axis: Normal Intervals: PR – Normal (130ms)

ECG of the Week – 29th January 2018

The following ECG is from a 60 yr old male who presented with several weeks of diarrhoeal illness following foreign travel. He has a past medical history of ischaemic cardiomyopathy. His medications include warfarin, beta-blocker, PPI, ACE inhibitor and diuretics. Click to enlarge Things to consider What are the key ECG abnormalities ? What are the

ECG of the Week – 22rd January 2018

The following ECG is from a 78 yr old female who presented to the Emergency Department with a history of progressively worsening dysponea and peripheral oedema. Her past medical history includes ischaemic heart disease and hypertension. Click to enlarge Things to think about What are the key ECG abnormalities ? How could you improve the