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Noisy, low amplitude ECG in a patient with chest pain

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The patient was tremulous and severely hypoglycemic by point-of-care testing. Tachycardia is unusual for OMI, unless the patient is in cardiogenic shock (or getting close). Jenkins and Frick — or additional procedures may be ordered and/or patients shocked for artifact simulating VT/VFib ).

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