What is the Rhythm?

—————————————————- Presentation by KEN GRAUER, MD: —————————————————- The Case: A previously healthy young man presented to the ED for shortness of breath and chest pressure that occurred ~3 hours earlier, when he suddenly felt his heart “skip a beat”, and then begin “racing”. He felt “lightheaded” (presyncopal) during the episode — with the “strong sensation of his heart beating”. He

Podcast #132 – Nursemaid’s Elbow

Radial head subluxation, commonly referred to as nursemaid’s elbow, is a common condition.  In this post we talk about how to diagnose and manage this condition in a timely and effective manner. HousekeepingThank you WEMSA for having TOTAL EM come and speak.  Make sure to check the next podcast at Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin in November 2019. Check

What is going on here?? (The computer called it “STEMI” and “Intraventricular Conduction Delay”!!)

I was asked by my partner to interpret this ECG because the Veritas algorithm had called it “STEMI” and Intraventricular Conduction Delay (IVCD), and he could not see why. He also was confused by what looked like possible delta waves with short PR interval. What do you think? This is simply an accelerated junctional rhythm