ECG of the Week – 20th January 2021 – Interpretation

The ECG below has been taken from an 89 year old gentleman who has just transferred from the SJA stretcher to an ED bed. He has a history of prostate cancer, IHD and Aortic Stenosis and had an episode of central chest pain with an associated collapse but is now pain free.

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Lab Case 40

A 58 year old man is brought to your Emergency Department by ambulance after a spontaneous epistaxis over the last three hours. The Paramedics confirm that the patient vomitted 500mls fresh blood at the scene. There were a number of empty alcohol bottles at his house.

He has a history of severe Aortic stenosis. Continue reading