Friday, 9 December 2016

ECG of the Week - 12th December 2016

The following ECG is from a 67 yr old male who was brought to the Emergency Department following an Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OOHCA). Return of circulation was achieved pre-hospital following 8 mins of CPR. He has a history of 'heart muscle weakness', T2DM and 'kidney problems'. 

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

ECG of the Week - 5th December 2016 - Interpretation

The following ECG is from a 57 yr old male who presented with diarrhoea & vomiting. Past medical history of T2DM and  hypertension. The second ECG is from a month prior when the patient had presented with epigastric pain.

Friday, 2 December 2016

ECG of the Week - 5th December 2016

The following ECG is from a 57 yr old male who presented with diarrhoea & vomiting. Past medical history of T2DM and  hypertension. The second ECG is from a month prior when the patient had presented with epigastric pain.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

ECG of the Week - 28th November 2016 - Interpretation

The following ECG's are from a 62 yr old female who presented with chest and epigastric pain. The first ECG was performed by the patient's GP and the second ECG on arrival in the Emergency Department. Her pain was ongoing at the time of both ECG's and she has a past medical history of hypertension, obesity and T2DM.

Friday, 25 November 2016

ECG of the Week - 28th November 2016

The following ECG's are from a 62 yr old female who presented with chest and epigastric pain. The first ECG was performed by the patient's GP and the second ECG on arrival in the Emergency Department. Her pain was ongoing at the time of both ECG's and she has a past medical history of hypertension, obesity and T2DM.

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

ECG of the Week - 21st November 2016 - Interpretation

This ECG is from an 89 yr old female who presented with abdominal pain and fever. She has a PPM in-situ and a history of ischaemic cardiac disease.

Friday, 18 November 2016

ECG of the Week - 21st November 2016

This ECG is from an 89 yr old female who presented with abdominal pain and fever. She has a PPM in-situ and a history of ischaemic cardiac disease.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

ECG of the Week - 14th November 2016 - Interpretation

The following ECG's are from an 84yr 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.