ECG Challenge

ECG Challenge

Up the Creek Without a Provider

This 40-year-old rower is in search of a new primary care provider since his network stopped accepting his insurance. He's athletic, but is he the...

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Pilot Has a Flighty Heart

This 58-year-old commercial airline pilot has been experiencing chest discomfort for the past 6 hours. After an achy roundtrip flight, he decides...

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When Heart Problems Crop Up

A 72-year-old farmer is concerned about the heart palpitations he has been having for the past three weeks—especially since his neighbor was...

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

A 72-year-old man is scheduled for left knee replacement and sent for preoperative assessment. An ECG reveals his heart could benefit from a...

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Chest Pain Numbs Holiday Cheer

A 64-year-old woman presents with chest pain and aching legs. She mentions that this holiday season, she has more than doubled her daily cigarette...

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A Stroke of Bad (Pot)luck

While cleaning up her church's Sunday evening potluck, a 74-year-old woman becomes nauseated, pale, and short of breath. Is the stroganoff to...

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Euphoric Man, Offbeat Rhythm

During a preoperative assessment, a 70-year-old man mentions that he has been experiencing irregular heart "thumping" for the past few months. See...

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Man Shovels Path to Angina

While shoveling gravel several days ago, a 62-year-old man developed exertional angina. Though he stopped to rest, the pain persisted and radiated...

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