ECG findings among patients with Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Embolus

ECG findings among patients with acute PE: tachycardia (38%), T-wave inversion in lead V1 (38%), and ST elevation in aVR (36%). significant EKG findings which predicted mortality were:

  1. Heart rate > 100 beats/min,
  2. S1Q3T3,
  3. complete RBBB,
  4. inverted T waves in V1–V4,
  5. ST elevation in aVR,
  6. atrial fibrillation

EMKF

The Emergency Medicine Kenya (EMK) Foundation is a not-for-profit organization registered in Kenya in 2015 that aims to ensure timely, accessible and quality lifesaving emergency care in Kenya.