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Not that long ago, Dr Andrew Weatherall had the job of facilitating a discussion about neonatal anaesthesia at the annual Society of Paediatric Anaesthetists of New Zealand and Australia conference. About 15 people were there and this is a best effort at trying to collate the things those clever people said. Let’s start with the […]
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The following ECG’s are from an 84 yr old male who presented following an episode of syncope in which he sustained a head injury.
The initial ECG was taken on presentation to the Emergency Department and the second ECG was performed several hours later. The patient was asymptomatic on both occasions with a normal blood pressure.
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Initial ECG on presentation
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ECG several hours later
Things to think about
- What are the key ECG features ?
- What are your differentials for these features ?
- What other considerations are there in his management / investigation ?
A 54 yo M smoker is brought in by EMS with acute onset substernal chest pain. He is diaphoretic. Vitals: BP 110/88, HR: 90. The rest of his physical exam is unremarkable. A stat ECG reveals the following:
The patient is taken straight to the cardiac cath lab. Coronary angiography before and after intervention:
What are some high risk findings on this ECG?
How would you have managed this patient in the ED?
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