Tag lidocaine
TOP-100-ECG-QUIZ-340

ECG Case 072

This ECG is from a 49 year old. He self-presented to the emergency department with chest pain. Describe and interpret this ECG. LITFL Top 100 ECG
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Lignocaine

Lignocaine: local anaesthetic and membrane stabilising anti-arrhythmic; binds selectively to refractory Na+ channels -> preferentially when cells are depolarised (ie. in ischaemia)