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How to deal with the coke

Acute cocaine toxicity can manifest with several cardiovascular issues such as tachycardia, dysrhythmia, hypertension, and coronary vasospasm. This systematic review collated all of …

ECG(s) of the Week 33

Recently, I was handed this ECG from a 34yo man with pleuritic chest pain and no PMHx.  As you can see, the computer …

ECG of the Week 32

Not so much an ECG this week, but something to consider during your interpretations. Let’s be honest here: how many of you …

Pop Quiz! #8

Welcome to…. Pop Quiz! A series of quick-fire questions on random topics. As always, work out your answer before reading the one provided, …

ECG of the week 30

Here’s a tricky ECG from a 44yo woman with palpitations and dizziness and tightness in her throat: What are your thoughts?  Does she …

Pop Quiz! #7

Welcome to…. Pop Quiz! A series of quick-fire questions on random topics. As always, work out your answer before reading the one provided, …

ECG of the week 29

Which of the two following rhythm strips illustrate complete AV block (or do they both)?  [“A” is the top two, continuous]   …