Tag Archives: holiday heart syndrome

Holiday Heart at 510 Medic

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I’m not sure if I ever formally recommended the 510Medic blog authored by Patrick Lickiss at 510Medic.com, but he’s been in my blogroll for some time now. He’s also one of the contributors to the burgeoning EMS Research podcast. It’s an excellent EMS blog that deserves to be followed and read, so please check him […]

35 year old male presents to the fire station with palpitations after heavy alcohol consumption

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35 year old male presents to the fire station complaining of an irregular heart beat. The patient states that he walked up to the top of the lighthouse earlier in the day and started to feel palpitations. He is on vacation and has been “drinking a lot” all week. He denies chest pain or shortness of […]