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REBEL ECG of the Week #2

58 year old female with chief complaint of chest pain x2hours with PMH of type 2 diabetes mellitus, Hyperlipidemia, and hypertension.    She is brought in via EMS still having active chest pain. BP: 102/88  HR: 82  RR: 24  O2 …

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Cardiovascular

REBEL ECG of the Week #1

68 year old hispanic female with a chief complaint of weakness/syncope.  PMH of type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension.  She was brought in via EMS due to the family calling 911 as she had an episode of syncope while at …

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Cardiovascular

Bundle Branch Blocks: 101

Recently, I have been asked by several students at my home institution (UTHSC at San Antonio) to help them understand bundle branch blocks.  This is different than some of my usual posts because it is meant to be more educational …

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Cardiovascular

The Importance of Reciprocal Changes in aVL

ECG interpretation is one of the most important skills to master as an emergency  physician, and its interpretation can be very complex and frustrating. ECG manifestations can be very subtle, and sometimes the earliest and only ECG change seen will …

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Cardiovascular

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