Archive for January2011

Not So Fast!

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The January 2011 EMS 12-Lead column has been posted at EMS1.com. Not So Fast! Enjoy!

Chest pain, acute STEMI, and EMS-witnessed VF arrest – Part 2

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This is Part 2 of Chest pain, acute STEMI, and EMS-witnessed VF arrest.  Let’s take another look at the patient’s heart rhythm. I can see why some of you thought this was Torsades de Pointes but the cyclic rate is over 300 and the underlying rhythm showed a normal QTc. It’s not unusual for the onset of VF […]

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