ECG Challenge: What's Behind Her Slow Pulse?

Philip J. Podrid, MD


August 08, 2019

An 80-year-old woman with a history of hypertension—treated with amlodipine and a beta-blocker—presents to her primary care provider for a routine physical examination. Her blood pressure is controlled, and her physical examination is unremarkable. Her pulse is noted to be slow, so a 12-lead ECG is obtained.

Figure 1. Courtesy of Dr Podrid.


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