Falls and blackouts. Such a colossal topic in 45 minutes was never gonna cover all the material so I ended up focusing on the ECG in syncope and falls assessment in the elderly.
No not this electrical storm This one One of the picks in R&R in the fast lane a few weeks back. A few brief points: Electrical storm defined as: 3 or more sustained episodes of ventricular tachycardia (VT), ventricular fibrillation (VF), or … Read More »
From the recently discovered (for me anyhow) ECG Pedia.org Early repolarisation remains a challenge for me. I know (in a gut way) looking at it when it seems normal and when it looks not quite right. But I’ve never been clear … Read More »
Appropriate cardiac cath lab activation: optimizing electrocardiogram interpretation and clinical decision-making for acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Am Heart J. 2010 Dec;160(6):995-1003, 1003.e1-8. PMID 21146650 (free full text) This is a cracking paper that’s worth checking out, especially for the included appendix of ECG examples. … Read More »
I keep a little, ever-expanding note on my phone where I jot down little morsels of goodness that I pick up while listening to or reading one of the many excellent sites/podcasts in the useful resource section. I’ll try and … Read More »