Severe pain from a pinched nerve in his neck could have caused this 64-year-old man to fall to the floor from his bed - but he's not sure. Does the ECG offer a clue?
Brady Pregerson, MD
A 21-year-old woman is taken to the ED from a night club by ambulance for a possible panic attack. What’s your ECG read?
A 35 y/o woman presents with 3 wks lower abdominal pain that's worse with movement. Review exam, labs, CT scan. Your diagnosis?
A 38-year-old woman has had abdominal pain x4 days that worsens on hip flexion. Imaging, labs are inconclusive. But there was that urine culture ...
Sudden onset of difficulty breathing, dry mouth, and stiff, swollen neck and throat. . . what diagnostic clue do the patient's socks offer, and what action should follow?
Simultaneous events can confuse a clinical picture. In this case, the ECG offers clues to an event that occurred during an episode of bronchitis.
She is in the ED for a fourth episode in 3 months. Before fainting she has palpitations and feels a sense of doom. Your ECG read?
A 34-year-old man with a history of HIV says family members are exaggerating his symptoms but that the headache and double vision are bothersome.
The chest pain is non-pleuritic, non-exertional, and is worse when the patient is supine. What is your read of the ECG?
Fifty-year-old female w/ HTN, DM seen in ED for palpitations, near-syncope. Weak rapid pulse (210 bpm), BP 75/35 mmHg. What's your ECG read?