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Basic ECG test

Author
Ary L Goldberger, MD
Section Editor
David M Mirvis, MD
Deputy Editor
Gordon M Saperia, MD, FACC

CASE 1

A 45-year-old black man is noted to have a blood pressure of 150/100. He has been hypertensive for at least 10 years. What abnormality is shown on the electrocardiogram (waveform 1A-B)?

CASE 2

What is the cause of the wide QRS complex (waveform 2A-B)?

CASE 3

What is the cause of the patient's rapid, irregular pulse (waveform 3A-B)?

CASE 4

A patient complains of palpitations, with sensation of "extra" heartbeats. What is the arrhythmia (waveform 4A-B)?

CASE 5

What is the arrhythmia (waveform 5A-B)?

          

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Literature review current through: Nov 2016. | This topic last updated: Fri Jul 15 00:00:00 GMT+00:00 2016.
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