Friday, 26 April 2013

ECG of the Week - 29th April 2013

This ECG is from a 47 year old female presenting with palpitations of 3 hours duration.


Wednesday, 24 April 2013

ECG of the Week - 22nd April 2013 - Interpretation


This ECG is from a 78 yr old male who presented with a 2 day history of lethargy and dizziness

He has a history of ischaemic heart disease, type 2 DM, hypertension, and chronic renal failure. 
Medications include calcium-channel blocker, beta-blocker, and ACE-inhibitor.

Conscious with systolic BP of 70 !


Friday, 19 April 2013

ECG of the Week - 22nd April 2013

This ECG is from a 78 yr old male who presented with a 2 day history of lethargy and dizziness

He has a history of ischaemic heart disease, type 2 DM, hypertension, and chronic renal failure. 
Medications include calcium-channel blocker, beta-blocker, and ACE-inhibitor.

Conscious with systolic BP of 70 !


Wednesday, 17 April 2013

ECG of the Week - 15th April 2013 - Interpretation

This week's ECG is from a 52 year old male.

Pt has a history of congestive cardiac failure, hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia and previous atrial flutter. 

Presented with palpitations with no chest pain or SOB when this ECG was taken.


Friday, 12 April 2013

ECG of the Week - 15th April 2013

This week's ECG is from a 52 year old male.

I will try to find out the clinical scenario regarding his presentation and will add it here if I can find it. 

UPDATE 15/04/2013

Pt has a history of congestive cardiac failure, hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia and previous atrial flutter. 

Presented with palpitations with no chest pain or SOB when this ECG was taken.

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Friday, 5 April 2013

Thursday, 4 April 2013

The Wenckebach Counter-Intuition

We are going to depart a little from our usual format today and address an ECG related question we asked yesterday.

This all stem's from this week's ECG which showed a Type I 2nd Degree AV block, a.k.a Wenckebach conduction. 

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

ECG of the Week - 1st April 2013 - Interpretation

We didn't have any clinical information on this week's ECG, but that shouldn't stop us being able to review the ECG.