Month: September 2017

Withering Heights: A Tale of Digitalis

Digitalis, a cardiac glycoside, is an age-old drug used since the time of the Romans. It wasn’t until the 18th century when the study of digitalis propelled humankind into the age of modern medicinal therapeutics. The cardiac glycosides are isolated from…

Rhythm Nation: July 2017 Answer

Not a lot of takers on this tough ECG. Here’s some insight. Initial ECG: Sinus tachycardia, LAD, 1st degree AVB, RBBB Repeat ECG: NSR, LAD, 1st degree AVB, RBBB, TWI in V4-V6 A Closer Look At The Case Our patient…