Wide Complex Tachycardia
There’s an old adage that wide complex tachycardia is VTach until proven otherwise. While this is true as do not want to miss any potentially lethal arrhythmia, it is also important to understand the differential for wide complex tachycardias so that we can tailor our potential treatments to the specific arrhythmia. It is also important to note that in any unstable patient with a wide complex tachycardia (or narrow complex tachycardia) that electricity is always safe.
EKG of the Week
Okay, it’s been a while since I posted anything, but here’s a quick one. This is a 30 year-old person who presents to the ED with palpitations. What is it?…