ECG of the Week – 16th April 2018 – Interpretation

The following ECG is from a 19 yr old referred by their GP for investigation of palpitations found at a routine medical review. The patient is asymptomatic with no past medical history or regular medications.    Click to enlarge Rate: Mean ventricular rate 60 bpm Rhythm: Complicated and difficult to fully ascertain on a single ECG… Read More »

ECG of the Week – 16th April 2018

The following ECG is from a 19 yr old referred by their GP for investigation of palpitations found at a routine medical review. The patient is asymptomatic with no past medical history or regular medications. Click to enlarge Things to think about What are the key ECG features ? What further information would you inquire… Read More »

ECG of the Week – 9th April 2018 – Interpretation

The following ECG is from an 18 month old female following a potential accidental medication ingestion.  Click to enlarge Rate: 108 bpm Rhythm: Regular Sinus rhythm  Axis: Inferior (+90 deg) Intervals: PR – Normal (~130ms) QRS – Normal (100ms) QT – 320 ms Additional: Dominant R wave V1-3 T wave inversion leads V1-4 Inferior Q… Read More »

ECG of the Week – 9th April 2018 – Interpretation

The following ECG is from an 18 month old female following a potential accidental medication ingestion.  Click to enlarge Rate: 108 bpm Rhythm: Regular Sinus rhythm  Axis: Inferior (+90 deg) Intervals: PR – Normal (~130ms) QRS – Normal (100ms) QT – 320 ms Additional: Dominant R wave V1-3 T wave inversion leads V1-4 Inferior Q… Read More »

ECG of the Week – 9th April 2018

The following ECG is from an 18 month old female following a potential accidental medication ingestion. Click to enlarge Things to think about What are the key ECG findings ? What are the key differences between adult and paediatric ECG’s ?