Saturday, 1 November 2014

ECG of the Week - 3rd November 2014

These ECG's are from a 56 yr old male who present with 2 hours of chest pain. Past history of hypertension and smoking. The ECG's were performed 15 mins apart with ongoing chest pain.




ECG 1
On arrival to ED
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ECG 2
15 mins following ECG 1
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Exam Thoughts


  • What are the key features of the 2 ECG's ?
  • Is this a STEMI ?
  • What are you going to do with the patient ?
  • What season is it ?