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[[File:E000586.jpg|thumb|600px|left|A 47 year old man was brought to the emergency room after having experienced chest discomfort on exercise. The first EKG was when he was seen in the emergency room.]]
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[[File:E0007083.jpg|thumb|600px|left| A 47 year old man was brought to the emergency room after having experienced chest discomfort and shortness of breath, followed by a syncopal episode. He was short of breath (breathing at 40 and requiring 100% oxygen to maintain an adequate saturation) and had a depressed level of consciousness. He was pale, diaphoretic, and in shock with a pulse of 120 bpm and a blood pressure of 70 mmHg systolic.]]
  
  
[[File:E000585.jpg|thumb|600px|left|This cardiogram was done a day later when the patient was chest pain free.]]
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[[File:E0007081.jpg|thumb|600px|left|A 47 year old man was brought to the emergency room after having experienced chest discomfort on exercise. The first EKG was when he was seen in the emergency room.]]
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[[File:E0007082.jpg|thumb|600px|left|This cardiogram was done a day later when the patient was chest pain free.]]

Latest revision as of 23:05, 10 February 2012

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This case report is kindly provided by Michael Rosengarten from McGill and is part of the McGill Cases. These cases come from the McGill EKG World Encyclopedia.


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A 47 year old man was brought to the emergency room after having experienced chest discomfort and shortness of breath, followed by a syncopal episode. He was short of breath (breathing at 40 and requiring 100% oxygen to maintain an adequate saturation) and had a depressed level of consciousness. He was pale, diaphoretic, and in shock with a pulse of 120 bpm and a blood pressure of 70 mmHg systolic.


A 47 year old man was brought to the emergency room after having experienced chest discomfort on exercise. The first EKG was when he was seen in the emergency room.


This cardiogram was done a day later when the patient was chest pain free.