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Nov 4, 2020

In this episode, Dave is joined by Amal Mattu, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, to discuss high risk Arrhythmias.

Dr. Mattu is the Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine.


Also In This Episode

  • Case #1 - 60 yo. woman with weakness
    • Moderate Hyperkalemia
    • Severe Hyperkalemia
  • Case #2 - 45 yo. man with lightheadedness, BP 110/60
    • Hyperkalemia (K+ 9.2)
    • Amiodarone infusion
  • ECG - 42 yo. man with dyspnea and weakness
  • ECG - RRWCT: Severe acidosis (pH < 7.1)
  • ECG - RRWCT: Hyperkalemia
  • ECG - RRWCT: Pacer with wide QRS
  • ECG - RRWCT: Nortriptyline OD
  • ECG - RRWCT: Flecainide toxicity


  • Case #3 - 37 yo. man with respiratory distress, pulmonary edema...
    • Ventricular Tachycardia Mimics ("Slow V.Tach.")
      • ECG - 42 yo. man presents c/o fever, cough, dyspnea, vomiting
      • ECG - Case 1
      • ECG - Case 2
      • ECG - Case 3
      • ECG - Case 4
      • ECG - Case 5
      • ECG case examples
  • Summary


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