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About Robert Goodnough, MD

Medical Toxicology Fellow
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
11 07, 2018

Can’t Miss ECG Findings for the Emergency Medicine Provider

2018-07-11T01:36:18+00:00

high-risk ECGSudden cardiac death accounts for almost 400,000 deaths per year in the United States, and EM providers must be adept at discerning subtle, high-risk ECG findings. With the advent of triage ECG protocols, one of the most common interruptions in the ED is a request to “sign off” on an ECG. We present a reference of some of the most important high-risk ECG findings, intended to help ED providers systematically screen patients in triage and the waiting room.
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