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Stable VT with ICD Firing

This case is written by Dr. Kyla Caners. She is a staff emergency physician in Hamilton, Ontario and the Simulation Director of McMaster University’s FRCP-EM program. 254 more words

Resuscitation

Getting It Off My Chest

An IV bag drips into the crook of my left arm. I’m afraid. Ablation. I mull the word through my thoughts. Ablation. Isn’t that a Church word? 701 more words

CHF

In A Dither

In bed.

Alone.

The glimmer from my iPad clouds my periphery. Like cigarette smoke did. I push the icons with fingers that tremble and twitch. Spinning a chronicle to people I don’t know with hope they’ll know what I need to know. 188 more words

CHF

Patient presents with chest pain - has pacemaker in situ

What does the ECG image below show?

  1. It is diagnostic of ST-elevation infarction of the high-lateral wall;
  2. One cannot diagnose an infarction from ventricularly-paced complexes.
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Individuals from Wales with Arrhythmia After A Heart Attack

Mike has asked me to share this letter from Rebecca at BHF Cymru.

Hi Mike,

BHF Cymru funded researchers have published a brand new paper where they have discovered that a particular group of cells are found in the scar tissue left behind after a heart attack, that could play a significant role in causing irregular heart rhythm, or ventricular tachycardia. 141 more words

Getting Involved

When Crazy turns into Amazing

Six months.

A lot can happen in six months. It can feel like forever, and it can feel like the blink of an eye. It can also feel like both at the same time. 653 more words

Bits Of Life