The long list of VT "suggestive" ECG features is difficult to recall and apply in real time. Simple ABCDE approach to this common dilemma
Yamaguchi syndrome: Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (AHC) Hypertrophic non-obstructive cardiomyopathy with giant negative T waves
8 deadly ECG patterns NOT to miss -- Part 2, the occlusion version. These patients require immediate cardiology referral for emergent reperfusion therapy.
Characteristic R wave notching seen in inferior leads in a large proportion of patients with ostium secundum ASD
In patients with AF and pre-excitation, the presence of an accessory pathway allows for rapid AV conduction, with a risk of degeneration into VT and VF
Tachyarrhythmia that occurs in patients with accessory pathways, due to formation of a re-entry circuit between the AV node and accessory pathway
The average Emergency Clinician is interrupted every 6 minutes. When busy, it can be tempting to quickly “sign off” an ECG. These are the patterns not to miss.
A review of common arrhythmias seen in the paediatric population, with a focus on SVT and WPW
Stepwise assessment of the paediatric ECG, including rhythm, rate, axis, intervals, ST segments and Q/P/T/U waves
A review of the paediatric ECG lead placement, in particular the use of V4R in children under five years of age
A review of the normal ECG findings and variants in paediatric patients of differing age groups
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (TCM) is a transient wall motion abnormality of the left ventricular apex associated with severe emotional or physical stress that usually resolves completely