Friday, 11 November 2016

ECG of the Week - 14th November 2016

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 ?

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