Tag: ECG

Bored Review – Just Another RV Infarction

I’d like to thank our 4th year resident, Dr. Michael Griesinger, for essentially giving me this entire lecture in real time as he diagnosed and treated an inferior STEMI with right ventricular (RV) infarction yesterday. He nailed every aspect of it. Everything I researched today was just confirmation.…

Rhythm Nation: January 2016 Answer

ECG: Sinus Bradycardia, Left Axis Deviation, Possible Trifascicular Block (Mobitz I, RBBB, LAFB) Great discussion of an interesting ECG. Let’s talk blocks!               The Clinical Monster on this case did just that, and our…

Rhythm Nation: August 2016 ANSWER

Good job, Eden Kim, for correctly Identifying pulmonary hypertension on EKG!! Let’s talk about pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension and their prominent electrocardiographic findings.   Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis History usually >50 years old progressively worsening dyspnea and non-productive cough history…

Rhythm Nation August 2015 – Answer!

Congratulations to Itamar for the best answer and discussion with kudos to Dr. Ben Kaufman as well for the first answer!   This is atrial fibrillation with Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW). Itamar gave a very good discussion of wide-complex tachycardias. In…

Rhythm Nation August 2015

31 yo M presents to your Emergency Department with palpitations and shortness of breath.   His EKG is below:   1. What is the interpretation? Rate, rhythm, axis, intervals, etc…. 2. What is the emergent and subsequent treatment?   Best…