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Current ECG Podcast

Advancing the skill of ECG Interpretation by providing current ECG research, making it a little less scary and little more fun.

Offering audio and video podcasts as well as courses in ECG (EKG) Interpretation, Current has a passionate and animated approach to presenting Electrocardiography.

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Jul 1, 2020

In this episode, Dave discusses global ST Segment elevation, the flawed line of thinking that leads us to think "it must be Pericarditis", and how to differentiate between Acute Coronary Syndrome and Pericarditis.

Also In This Episode

  • Pericarditis - signs and symptoms
  • ECG Tracing example 1
  • ECG Tracing example...


Jun 3, 2020

In this episode, Dave talks about augmented Vector Right (aVR). Many of us have been told, "Don't bother using lead aVR as part of your interpretation, you can't see anything in lead aVR, it won't give you any useful information." Nothing could be further from the truth.

Also In This Episode

  • Lead aVR, the forgotten...


May 6, 2020

In this episode, Dave tackles the question: What's the difference between a normal Q Wave and a pathological one? 

Also In This Episode

  • The hexaxial reference grid, the Cabrera system
  • Septal Depolarization
  • A window to the other side of the Heart!
  • Negative deflection 
  • Pathological Q wave criteria 
  • ECG...


Apr 7, 2020

In this episode, Dave talks about COVID-19 and some additional information that clinicians and emergency care providers can use to help them identify and manage some of these patients.

Also In This Episode

  • ECG Tracing examples
  • What does COVID-19 do to the heart?
  • Not all viruses are the same
  • Systemic inflammatory...


Apr 1, 2020

In this episode, Dave talks about VTACH, monomorphic and polymorphic, how to define them and finding the root cause of a rhythm.

Also In This Episode

  • Monomorphic VTACH defined 
  • Dave's story - When you're following ACLS but the patient doesn't respond as expected
  • ECG Tracing example - wide tachycardia

 

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