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CONCLUSION: 87YOM COMPLAINING OF CHEST DISCOMFORT AND DYSPNEA

This is the conclusion of the previous case:Â http://ems12lead.com/2014/01/87-yom-complaining-of-chest-pain-and-dyspnea/<p>So, as mentioned before, you …

Gone Too Soon

Everyone Gets a Card! The Diminishing Importance of ACLS

When I was twelve I managed to earn my official First Aid Merit Badge from the Boy Scouts of America. I passed the week-long class over the time I …

Why learn axis?

Jeff Beeson, DO, LP once said, “The eyes cannot see that which the mind does not know.” Without a proper understanding of axis you cannot really see …

Here is the answer to our rhythm challenge posted earlier: In addition to the obvious STEMI, this was 2nd degree type I AVB, with 2:1 conduction and periods of 3:2 wenckebach. Thanks to Jason Roediger for constructing this awesome laddergram to illustrate! Thanks for all of your comments!

The Ketamine Brain Continuum

You’re cardioverting an otherwise healthy 100 kg 48 year old man with lone afib. Since cardioversion is a brief procedure, you decide on a smaller …

Tech ads of 2013: Google best, Apple, Microsoft worst

Tech saw a very competitive atmosphere that was reflected in much of the advertising. Some companies clearly put thought into their work. Others occasionally panicked.<p>I am told that 2013 was a lost year for tech.<p>Apparently, there was no innovation. There was merely a concentration on such moving …

Google Glass

Is this Left Bundle Branch Block? Is there STEMI?

A male 1 ppd smoker in his 50's with <b>no prior cardiac history</b> called 911 because the chest pain and left arm pain, with SOB and diaphoresis, He …

QI Series: Pitfalls in Diagnosing Hyperkalemia

A 55 year old male was brought to the Emergency Department (ED) by paramedics complaining of weakness and chest discomfort. His past medical history …

Medicine

Coronary anatomy and anomalies

Overview<p><i>RCA, LAD and Cx in the anterior projection</i><p>On the left an overview of the coronary arteries in the anterior projection.<p>Left Main or left …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Hate to break it to you, buddy, but it's time to step up your game.<p>Mikhail Shivlyakov started got a nosebleed during a deadlift attempt at this past weekend's Arnold Classic.<p>Well, this is excellent news.<p>Been focusing on your upper body? Tug these on and your secret will be safe.<p>Here's the secret to …

EMS 12-Lead

85 yom CC: Syncope while driving. What are your concerns? #FOAMed

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Cooking

I Made My Sister and Girlfriend Drink 21 Extremely Strong Beers. These Are Their Tasting Notes

Last Sunday, my girlfriend, my brother-in-law, my sister, and I piled into a white limo that was made to look like a Bentley in the cheapest way possible, and <b>we struck out for six hours of beer-tasting at four breweries in San Diego</b>.<p>While people mostly think of it as "a magical place where <i>Top Gun</i> …

AppSeed turns your sketches into functioning app prototypes

<b>Kickstarter project AppSeed allows you to photograph your sketches on paper or a whiteboard and turn them into a functioning prototype of your app.</b><p>In …

Prototypes

Listen for ALL of the Hoof Beats – Aphorisms and Diagnoses in EMS

An aphorism is defined as an original thought, spoken or written in a concise and memorable form. The term can be defined literally as a simple …

ECG Challenge: Get to the point!

EMS is called to the residence of an 82 year old female with altered level of consciousness.<p>At the time of EMS arrival the patient is found lying …

Medicine

When Is a Dark Beer Not a Dark Beer?

When is a dark beer not a dark beer? Simple—when it's a Negra Modelo. Negra Modelo's remarkably smooth taste and complex body make it an exceptional dark<br>beer. With its signature reddish color, this premium Mexican beer is for the person who<br>appreciates a perfectly balanced, full-flavored beer that …

PV Card: Brugada Criteria for SVT with Aberrancy vs Ventricular Tachycardia

Validations of the Brugada method have not had very good results.<p>Here is one that had, for Emergency physician #1, a sensitivity of 83% (95% CI = 78% …

R-Wave Peak Time (RWPT) in Lead II: One Simple Step to Differentiate Wide Complex Tachycardias

There are several algorithms that are currently used to help distinguish Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) with aberrancy and Ventricular …

58 year old female CC: Chest pain

EMS is called to the residence of a 58 year old female complaining of chest pain.<p>On arrival the patient is found walking around the kitchen. She is …

Online Research with Surveys and Polls

Why use online surveys for research?<p>Surveys can be a great research tool – but your data is only as good as the science of the survey. It’s a causal …

Early bird gets the worm: Patient follow-up

<b></b><i>Haven't read the initial case presentation?</i> <b>Read:</b> Early bird gets the worm<p>Let's take another look at the 12-lead ECG.<p>This 12-lead ECG shows benign …

Birds

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When sinus bradycardia accompanies hypokalemia “U” waves appear in a dramatic fashion !

<b>characters of normal U waves</b><p>It is usually recorded in the same direction as that of T waves<p>If it is opposite it should be given significance …

What Google's Chromecast Has That All the Other Web-to-TV Devices Don't

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google today announced a new Internet-to-television device, a well-developed area of technology that …