ECG Challenge: 'Doc, My Heart Is Racing--Again'

Philip J. Podrid, MD


February 21, 2017

A 70-year-old man presents with an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He is complaining of shortness of breath as well as palpitations. He has no known heart disease but has experienced palpitations in the past that have been short-lived and never required any therapy.

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Image courtesy of Dr Podrid.


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