Tag: tachycardia

EM-Critical Care: Thyroid Storm

Case: A 48 year-old man with no PMH presents via EMS with dyspnea and diarrhea worsening over 2-3 weeks. He has attempted to self-treat the diarrhea with loperamide. He also reports generalized weakness, swelling in both his legs, and palpitations.…

Rhythm Nation- July 2015 ANSWER

Here is the EKG: The first interpretation would be to figure out the differential diagnosis for a regularly irregular rhythm in coupled beats. Without looking into more rare causes of coupled beats, the common causes includes atrial bigeminy, ventricular bigeminy,…