Ventricular fibrillation (VF) is the the most important shockable cardiac arrest rhythm. It is invariably fatal unless advanced life support is rapidly instituted
A 26-year old man presents to ED by ambulance after an episode of syncope while playing soccer. RVOT, BCT, ARVC, ARVD
This ECG Exigency serves up 5 different risky rhythm strips. Each tells a story. Can you work out what is happening before its too late?
Ventricular fibrillation and (pulseless) ventricular tachycardia mandate immediate CPR, advanced life support and correction of underlying causes.
Ventricular Fibrillation requires a initiating stimulus in a susceptible myocardium.