Browsing: Cardiology

A 57-year-old male presents with AMS. He is minimally responsive and there is no additional history available. His initial heart rate was 25 with a blood pressure of 80/30. What is your interpretation
A 46-year-old male with a history of hypertension presents with palpitations and lightheadedness. What is your interpretation of the ECG?
A 33-year-old male presents to the emergency department because of palpitations. He reports a history of similar episodes in the past that always respond to adenosine. What is your interpretation of t
Paradoxical coronary emboli are rare phenomena that nevertheless should remain on your differential when patients with low risk factors for coronary artery disease develop atraumatic chest pain.
The magic of the modified Valsalva maneuver in cardioverting certain dysrhythmias is not without its own risks.
A 62-year-old male presents with 1 hour of crushing chest pain radiating to the right shoulder. What is your interpretation of the following ECG and what would you do next?
The key concern in the ED is if there is a way to risk stratify patients for AD and, if so, is there a test with high enough sensitivity and negative likelihood ratio to rule it out.
In this patient, bedside transthoracic echocardiography was key to discovering the cause of chest pain and shortness of breath.
A 53-year-old male with unknown past medical history presents by EMS after a syncopal episode, acute shortness of breath, chest pain, and altered mental status. His initial vital signs are notable for
A 22-year-old male with a history of sickle cell disease is brought to the ED by police after he was found altered and naked outside on a rainy night.