Tag "ST-segment elevation"

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Importance of Lead aVL in STEMI Recognition

In 2013 an article was published in Prehospital Emergency Care that measured the ability of paramedics to identify acute STEMI on the 12-lead ECG. The results showed that paramedic accuracy

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ST-Segment Elevation – Beyond False Positives

The criteria to identify acute STEMI patients in the ECC guidelines — those who are eligible for immediate reperfusion therapy — used to seem relatively simple. “In the absence of contraindications, reperfusion