ECG Challenge

ECG Challenge

His Heart’s Awkward Timing

For 2 days, this man’s heart has intermittently started to race and then returned to normal. Will your assessment get him back on pace?

ECG Challenge

Staying Awake to Evade Death

Night after night, this 64-year-old man has feared going to sleep because his heart might fatally skip a beat. Will your analysis of the ECG allow...

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Follow Where She Leads

This 75-year-old woman had been doing well in follow-up for aortic stenosis, but her recently increasing dyspnea has led her to the clinic. What...

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Hanging by a Thread

Even a heart attack wouldn’t stop this 54-year-old man from working. But a rock-climbing injury has knocked him off course. Will your preoperative...

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Coughing Won’t Pay the Bills

After 5 hard days of “the flu,” a 57-year-old man just wants to get some sleep and get back to work. But is there something more to his persistent...

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A Vital Clue to the Problem

While a 76-year-old rancher is recovering from surgical repair of a femoral fracture, his vital signs raise concern.

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She Won’t Quit—But Will Her Heart?

After sustaining a distal left tibial fracture while snowshoeing, a woman presents for preoperative workup. Although she appears in good health,...

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A Method to His Madness

At 34, this man already has a history of malignant hypertension and poor medication compliance. When he arrives at the emergency department in a...

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