22 YO with a STEMI? Maybe…maybe not!
Episode 133

March 17, 2014


Go through the ECG systematically!
Use a stepwise approach or you will miss something
 

Go through the following steps every time:

  1. Rate and Rhythm
  2. Axis
  3. Intervals
  4. Enlargement
  5. Ischemia & Infarction 

​​Recognize abnormalities and consider the differentials that explain them

 

Short QT-Interval Differential

  • Hypercalcemia (STE is not uncommon)
  • Digoxin Toxicity
  • Congenital 
22 YO with a STEMI? Maybe…maybe not!
Episode 133

March 17, 2014


Go through the ECG systematically!
Use a stepwise approach or you will miss something
 

Go through the following steps every time:

  1. Rate and Rhythm
  2. Axis
  3. Intervals
  4. Enlargement
  5. Ischemia & Infarction 

​​Recognize abnormalities and consider the differentials that explain them

 

Short QT-Interval Differential

  • Hypercalcemia (STE is not uncommon)
  • Digoxin Toxicity
  • Congenital 
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