Struggling with ECG axis calculation? Can’t work out your left axis deviation from your right? This tutorial from the LITFL ECG Library will show you how it’s done!
Yes, this is VF.
Yes, the patient is conscious!!
In fact, he remained surprisingly stable both before and after this remarkable 12-lead ECG was taken.
Can you guess how this rare situation came about??
Find out the solution to LITFL’s most recent ECG Exigency, is the diagnosis Wenckebach?
Can you spot the “deliberate” mistake and solve the puzzle of this unusual ECG tracing?
A baffling case of apparent brain death… Can you work out what has happened?
The ST segment is the flat, isoelectric section of the ECG between the end of the S wave (the J point) and the beginning of the T wave. What are the causes of ST elevation or depression?
A puzzling case of drug-induced delirium. Can you solve the mystery?
A case of paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity with a discussion of the Schiodt scoring system for predicting paracetamol-induced liver failure.
A 27-year old female presents to ED one hour after swallowing 70 x 40mg propranolol tablets (= 2.8 grams) with suicidal intent. At the time of assessment she is drowsy (GCS 13) with a heart rate of 46 bpm. Fifteen minutes earlier she had been awake and able to give a history to paramedics… You need to act fast to save this patient. Are you up to the challenge?
A 67-year old male is brought to hospital by ambulance with severe chest pain, sweating, vomiting and syncope. There is something deeply worrying on his ECG… Can you make the diagnosis that will save his life?