ECG Challenge

ECG Challenge

A Prescription for Trouble

A 74-year-old man is admitted to your service with gastrointestinal bleeding. He has a history of diverticulitis and has had multiple episodes in...

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Neighbor Finds Man on Knees, Vomiting

A 68-year-old man was found on his knees, ­vomiting, in his backyard by a neighbor early this morning. When asked if he was OK, the ­patient...

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Marathon Runner Has History of A-fib

A 52-year-old man has a cardiac diagnosis of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (A-fib). An echocardiogram demonstrates no valvular heart disease and...

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Woman Awakens With Rapid Heart Rate

Three nights ago, a 44-year-old woman awoke with a regular, rapid heart rate that lasted about 15 minutes before abruptly terminating.

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Fatal Family History Worries Young Man

A college student, 19, presents with increasing ­palpitations. Six months ago, when they began, they were rare and intermittent; now they occur...

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