Terminal QRS distortion

Terminal QRS distortion is present in anterior myocardial infarction but absent in early repolarization Lee. @smithECGBlog. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine;2016;34(11):2182-2185 Clinical Question In patients with benign early repolarisation, is there the absence of terminal QRS distortion on the ECG? Background For patients who present with chest pain, it can be difficult to distinguish between ECG findings of benign […]

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RECOVERY REGEN-COV

Casirivimab and imdevimab in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 (RECOVERY): a randomised, controlled, open-label, platform trial @PeterHorby. medRxiv pre-print 2021 doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.06.15.21258542 Clinical Question In hospitalised patients with COVID-19, does the addition of monoclonal antibodies REGEN-COV (carsirivimab & imdevimab) to standard care, compared with standard care alone, improve 28 day mortality? Background Monoclonal antibodies have been shown to be […]

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McCardle

Treatment of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children McArdle. NEJM 2021; 385: 35-45.DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2102968 Clinical Question In children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome, what affect do different treatments have on the composite of inotropic support or mechanical ventilation by day 2 or death, and disease severity by day 2? Background Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a new, rare but serious […]

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