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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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May 29, 2019

On this episode Dave talks about electrode placement, limb leads and precordial leads. Cardiac monitoring has advanced to a point where in certain circumstances it may be appropriate to place limb leads on or near a patients torso. 

Also in this episode:

  • Limb leads: Lead 1,2,3 and augmented vector leads - aVR,...

May 29, 2019

On this episode Dave talks about CPR - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. As clinicians and emergency medicine practitioners, resuscitation is an important part of our role. 

Dave outlines how early defibrillation and quality chest compressions are the corner stone of resuscitation and how chest recoil may be one of the...

May 28, 2019

On this episode Dave talks about the evolution of ECG interpretation, but remember, it starts with our assessment of the patient and how it relates to the ECG and our ability to interpret it. 

Before you get your hands on the ECG to make your interpretation remember these critically important things:

1. What is the...

May 28, 2019

On this episode Dave talks about lead aVL - Augmented Vector Left. Lead aVL is a game changer! For years we were told that you need to have ECG changes in two or more contiguous leads but not anymore! aVL is such a cool lead because the most stunning first change you will see in the presence of Impending Inferior...

Ep.4 - Sgarbossa Criteria - STEMI LBBB

May 26, 2019

On this episode Dave highlights Sgarbossa criteria, which helps us to accurately identify STEMI in the presence of a LBBB.

Also in this episode:

  • Example of how a LBBB works
  • Rules to apply when diagnosising LBBB on an ECG
  • Example of a normal LBBB
  • Sgarbossa criteria A & B - inappropriate concordance
  • ECG examples of...