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Often it is not easy to conclude. Exemples are:
 
Often it is not easy to conclude. Exemples are:
* "Sinustachycardia with ST elevatie, likely be caused by acute myocardial infarction"
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* "Sinustachycardia with ST elevation, likely caused by acute myocardial infarction"
* "Supraventricular tachycardia of 200 beat per minute caused by an AV nodal re-entry"
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* "Supraventricular tachycardia of 200 beats per minute caused by an AV nodal re-entry"
* "Previous infarction combined with an acute lateral myocard infarction with withening of the QRS complexes"
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* "Previous infarction combined with an acute lateral myocard infarction with widening of the QRS complexes"
 
* "Normal ECG"
 
* "Normal ECG"
  
Final conclusions should be made of one sentense, which sums all important aspects of the ECG. It is not nescecary to mention all 7 aspects, however one have to look at all of them to find the right conclusion!
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Final conclusions should consist of one sentence, which sums all important aspects of the ECG. It is not necessary to mention all 7 aspects, however one has to look at all of them to find the right conclusion!

Revision as of 11:38, 13 June 2008

«Step 7+1: Compare with previous ECG Cases and Examples»


Author(s) J.S.S.G. de Jong, MD
Moderator J.S.S.G. de Jong, MD
Supervisor
some notes about authorship

Working through the seven steps, one still has to draw a final conclusion. The final conclusion is the starting point for further treatment of your patient.

Often it is not easy to conclude. Exemples are:

  • "Sinustachycardia with ST elevation, likely caused by acute myocardial infarction"
  • "Supraventricular tachycardia of 200 beats per minute caused by an AV nodal re-entry"
  • "Previous infarction combined with an acute lateral myocard infarction with widening of the QRS complexes"
  • "Normal ECG"

Final conclusions should consist of one sentence, which sums all important aspects of the ECG. It is not necessary to mention all 7 aspects, however one has to look at all of them to find the right conclusion!