With a great case example, we discuss diagnosing OMI in the presence of intraventricular conduction delay and/or prior anterior myocardial infarction
This characteristic ECG pattern should be in every critical care practitioner's knowledge base as a STEMI-equivalent, regardless of the magnitude of ST-segment changes seen
Can you predict this patient's potassium? Patients with this syndrome may not exhibit the typical ECG features of hyperkalaemia beyond bradycardia
A 34-year-old man presents with palpitations and a regular broad complex tachycardia. Would you give adenosine?
Augustus Desiré Waller (1856 – 1922) was a British physiologist who recorded the first ever electrocardiogram (ECG).
Fridericia Formula for calculating the QT interval on an (ECG) according to heart rate, described in 1920. Louis Sigurd Fridericia (1881-1947)
Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia (AVNRT) is a type of SVT and is the commonest cause of palpitations in patients with hearts exhibiting no structurally abnormality.
Henry Cuthbert Bazett (1885 – 1950) was an English physiologist. Eponym: Bazett's formula to calculate QTc interval for varying heart rates
A brief (...and frequently updated) history of electrocardiography and the eponymous names behind the ECG/EKG...
ECG of a 14yr old female who presents following an episode of palpitations and associated dizziness. Interpret her ECG using the Arruda algorithm
51 yr old female who presented with chronic vomiting. She has a history of rheumatoid arthritis and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Her medications include sotalol and rivaroxaban.
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