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FREE 12-Lead ECG Interpretation Tracing of the Week
Tracing #217    [ Scroll down to submit answer ]
As the president of your Nurse Practitioner Program class in Waterville, Maine, you have been asked to interpret the 12-Lead tracing below and decide if the patient goes to the cath lab. ......Choose the BEST ANSWER-----then click on "SUBMIT ANSWER"
Tracing of the Week (Tracing #217)
A.....Diffuse ST elevation of a global acute ST elevation MI (STEMI).The patient should be urgently transferred to the cardiac cath lab.
B.....Diffuse ST elevation of a benign normal variant (early repolarization). This is a common benign pattern and per se needs no treatment.
C....Early Transition.
D....Late Transition.
E.....Prolonged QT interval.
F......Second degree AV block 2:1. This might be Mobitz I or Mobitz II, but most likely Mobitz II since the PR interval on the conducted beat is normal.
G.....A, C, and F only. The patient should be urgently transferred to the cardiac cath lab.
H.....A, D, and F only. The patient should be urgently transferred to the cardiac cath lab.
HINT : See Stanley's HEART rule acronym for the guidelines of STEMI and the Benign Normal Variant. Go to www.ecgcourse.com and the Book Store.
I......B, D and F only.
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