A collection of TBL summaries relevant to Emergency Medicine

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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Effect of Out-of-Hospital Sodium Nitrite on Survival to Hospital Admission After Cardiac Arrest: A Randomized Clinical Trial Kim @uwcardiology. JAMA. 2021 January 12;325(2):138-145. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.24326. Clinical Question In patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, does sodium nitrite, compared with placebo, improve survival to hospital admission? Background Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest continues to have a high risk of morbidity and mortality Nitrate therapy […]

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