The Osborn wave (J wave) is a positive deflection at the J point (negative in aVR and V1). It is usually most prominent in the precordial leads and most commonly associated with hypothermia.
A man in his 40s is brought in GCS 3. Can you interpret these ECG and echo abnormalities to appropriately guide management?
The J point is the the junction between the termination of the QRS complex and the beginning of the ST segment. EKG J-point
John J Osborn (1917 – 2014) was an American intensivist, pediatrician and inventor. Eponym: 'current of injury' Osborn wave - 1953
97 year old gentleman found unconscious at home. Brought into emergency by ambulance at 10am having last been seen at 8pm the evening before.