Dr. Smith's ECG Blog
Instructive ECGs in Emergency Medicine Clinical Context
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Cardiogenic shock with wide complex tachycardia and poor LV function in a young woman
A 30-something woman presented with CP and SOB. She was hypoxic and intubated. She had very poor LV systolic function on bedside echo. T...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Starting a list of some of the best blog cases here....
1. I just remembered this one: Chest Pain and Cardiogenic Shock with Profound ST Depression & STE in aVR. Activate the Cath Lab? ...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Chest pain and Concordant ST Depression in a patient with aortic valve and previously normal angiogram
60-something presents with acute onset of chest pain. His pain was accompanied by shortness of breath. It awoke him from sleep....
Friday, October 6, 2017
Inferolateral ST elevation, vomiting, and elevated troponin
Another post written by Pendell Meyers, with edits from Dr. Smith: A male in his late 40s presented with nausea, vomiting, and epigastric...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Chest pain and a "normal" ECG
This is another case written by Pendell Meyers (who is helping to edit the blog and has many great recent posts) Case A 45 year ol...
Saturday, September 30, 2017
30 yo woman with chest pain and a "normal ECG" by the computer, this one prehospital
This was sent by paramedics in the Northwest Ambulance Service in the UK. James Alameddine credits his partner, Gary Wilson. Case A 30...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Just a few cases that the computer called "normal"
This article has been discussed on Twitter today. It purports to show that you don't need to read the ECG if the computer says &quo...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
A 50-something with chest pain and minimal precordial ST elevation
A 50-something with diabetes presented with 3 hours of sharp chest pain radiating to the left hand, with dyspnea and diaphoresis; it was wo...
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