Not your classic VT
From the very start of our Residency training, Emergency Medicine Physicians are tasked with committing to memory the correctable causes of PEA arrest. It is expected any intern worth their salt should be able to recite the H’s & T’s proselytized by the AHA as far back as 1995 (1). And yet, it quickly becomes […]
Introduction with a case 0 A 45-year old man presented to the hospital with chest pain and dyspnea. His troponin was positive, and EKG showed T-wave inversions in the inferior leads and V1-V4. He was pale, diaphoretic, tachycardic, and borderline hypotensive with a systolic blood pressure ranging from 85-110mm. He was taken urgently for cardiac […]
Electrocardiograms can be subtle; but you can’t miss them or patients die. Today, I interview, Dr. Stephen Smith of the incredible blog: Dr. Smith’s EKG Blog.