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Willem Einthoven

Willem Einthoven (1860 – 1927) was a Dutch physician and physiologist. Invented the first practical electrocardiogram (ECG) in 1903
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How to Read an ECG

Interpreting ECG’s is trickier than you think. One must have a system that will stand up to the pummel of ED situations and environmental influences
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Diagnosis, Wenckebach?

Can you spot the "deliberate" mistake and solve the puzzle of this unusual ECG tracing? Wenckebach AV block SA block

ECG Case 118

This ECG is from a 35 yr old male Type 1 diabetic. He presents feeling generally unwell with abdominal pain and dyspnea. Interpret the ECG

ECG Case 116

These ECGs were taken from a 40 yr old male who presented with a 60 minute history of central chest pain. Describe and interpret his ECG

ECG Case 115

ECG of a 71 y/o male who presented with several episodes of ischaemic sounding chest pain on a background of known ischaemic cardiac disease.

ECG Case 114

20 yr old female who presented to the Emergency Department following an episode of chest pain. At review she was pain free and all vital signs were normal. Her serial ECG's are below, there is ~30 mins between each ECG.
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ECG waves and hyperkalaemia

Physiology Philes: Draw a normal ECG tracing showing the durations of the major intervals and the effects of hyperkalemia. BSCC Examination question

ECG Case 100

31 yr old female who is 5 days post-partum she was brought to the Emergency Department following a episode of collapse. Describe and interpret this ECG. LITFL Top 100 ECG