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ECG Blog #419 — The Cause of ECG #1?

Ken Grauer, MD

I was sent the 2 ECGs shown in Figure-1 — which were recorded from an elderly man whose heart beat "has been irregular for years". Regarding the 2 ECGs in Figure-1 : ECG #1 is the initial tracing obtained at the scene by the EMS ( E mergency M edical S ystems ) team — in association with an alert but markedly hypotensive patient.

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ECG Blog #406 — To Do Additional Leads?

Ken Grauer, MD

For full discussion of this case — See ECG Blog #351 — == The ECG in Figure-1 — was obtained from a previously healthy older man who contacted EMS ( E mergency M edical S ervices ) because of "chest tightness" that began ~1 hour earlier. Given this history: QUESTIONS: How would YOU interpret the ECG in Figure-1 ?

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Concerning EKG with a Non-obstructive angiogram. What happened?

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

EMS obtained the following vital signs: pulse 50, respiratory rate 16, blood pressure 96/49. It appears EMS obtained two EKGs, but unfortunately these were not saved in the medical record. The EMS crew was only BLS certified, so EKG interpretation is not within their scope of practice.

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ECG Video Blog #408 (392) — 20 Minutes Later.

Ken Grauer, MD

For full discussion of this case — See ECG Blog #392 — == The ECG in Figure-1 was obtained from a man in his 60s — who described the sudden onset of "chest tightness" that began 20 minutes earlier, but who now ( at the time this ECG was recorded ) — was no longer having symptoms. Figure-1: The initial ECG in today's case. (

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EM@3AM: Brugada Syndrome

EMDocs

We’ll keep it short, while you keep that EM brain sharp. Her presenting EKG is shown below. Clinical features Patients often present after an episode of sudden syncope, although Brugada syndrome can also be found on a routine EKG. ECG to evaluate for arrhythmia. Neurological exam is also unremarkable.

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EM Quick Hits 54 Button Battery Ingestion, C. difficile, ECG in Tox, Bed Bugs, Fibrinogen in Trauma, Cold Air for Croup

Emergency Medicine Cases

Olivia Ostrow on the management of button battery ingestions, Brit Long on C difficile infection, Jesse McLaren on an approach to ECG's in the tox patient, Joe Mullally on the identification and treatment of bed bug bites, Andrew Petrosoniak on fibrinogen replacement in bleeding trauma patients, Justin Morganstern on Cold Air for Croup.

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ECG Pointers: Ashman’s Phenomenon

EMDocs

Answer: This EKG shows Ashman’s phenomenon, which was first identified in 1947 by Drs. The post ECG Pointers: Ashman’s Phenomenon appeared first on emDOCs.net - Emergency Medicine Education. Wandering atrial pacemaker? The irregular rate is strange but what do you want to do about it? Gouaux and Ashman. Longo D, Baranchuk A.

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