Sunday, 7 September 2014

ECG of the Week - 8th September 2014

This week's ECG is from a 75 yr old female. Past medical history of GORD. She presented complaining of 3 hours of epigastric pain with severe nausea and multiple episodes of vomiting.

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VAQ Corner has gone ! Introducing 'Exam Thoughts'

ACEM are changing the structure and format on their Fellowship exam and as such VAQ Corner is no longer relevant for our Australian readers.

In it's place will be 'Exam Thoughs' a selection of quick questions that could accompany this ECG is an exam setting, OSCE, viva, SCE or written format.

So for this ECG:

  • What are the key features of the ECG ?
  • What is your interpretation ?
  • What are your next key clinical steps ?