14. Electrocardiographic Findings in Acute Coronary Syndrome

  1. William J. Brady MD, EMT-B, FACEP, FAAEM4,5,6,
  2. Korin B. Hudson MD, NREMT-P, FACEP7,8,
  3. Robin Naples MD, FACEP9,
  4. Amita Sudhir MD, FACEP10,
  5. Steven H. Mitchell MD, NREMT-P, FACEP11,
  6. Jeffrey D. Ferguson MD, NREMT-P, FACEP12,13,14 and
  7. Robert C. Reiser MD, FACEP10
  1. Peter Monteleone MD1,
  2. Peter Pollak MD1,
  3. David Carlberg MD2 and
  4. William J. Brady MD, EMT-B, FACEP, FAAEM3,4,5,6

Published Online: 28 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118473740.ch14

The ECG in Prehospital Emergency Care

The ECG in Prehospital Emergency Care

How to Cite

Monteleone, P., Pollak, P., Carlberg, D. and Brady, W. J. (2012) Electrocardiographic Findings in Acute Coronary Syndrome, in The ECG in Prehospital Emergency Care (eds W. J. Brady, K. B. Hudson, R. Naples, A. Sudhir, S. H. Mitchell, J. D. Ferguson and R. C. Reiser), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118473740.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Resuscitation Committee, Charlottesville, USA

  2. 5

    Emergency Preparedness and Response, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA

  3. 6

    Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad and Albemarle County Fire Rescue, Charlottesville, USA

  4. 7

    Department of Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, USA

  5. 8

    Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, USA

  6. 9

    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA

  7. 10

    University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA

  8. 11

    Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA

  9. 12

    Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA

  10. 13

    EastCare Critical Care Transport, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA

  11. 14

    Pitt County Emergency Services, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA

  3. 3

    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA

  4. 4

    Resuscitation Committee, Charlottesville, USA

  5. 5

    Emergency Preparedness and Response, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA

  6. 6

    Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad and Albemarle County Fire Rescue, Charlottesville, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 4 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185776

Online ISBN: 9781118473740

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Keywords:

  • ECG findings in ACS;
  • ischemic/infarcted myocardium;
  • 12-lead ECG findings;
  • ST segment elevation (STE);
  • LBBB and complications;
  • ST depression on ECG;
  • Sgarbossa's criteria;
  • ST segment depression

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The 12-lead electrocardiogram in ST segment elevation myocardial infarction – evolution of electrocardiogram abnormalities

  • The 12-lead electrocardiogram in non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction presentations

  • Electrocardiogram ST segment elevation myocardial infarctionmimickers and confounders