Grey Matters - Recap of Flights Case 3

Grey Matters - Recap of Flights Case 3

Welcome to the Recap of the 3rd case in our Air Care and Mobile Care Flight Orientation Curriculum!

Approximately 1 month ago we presented and talked through a particularly challenging patient flight scenario.  As a refresher, if you don’t recall, check out the post here.  Following the posting of the case, I sat down with ACMC Medical Director Dr. Bill Hinckley and Resident Assistant Medical Director for Air Care, Dr. Andrew Latimer, and recorded a podcast with their reaction to the case and to some of the curveball scenarios posed in the question and discussion section.

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Grand Rounds Recap March 30, 2016

Grand Rounds Recap March 30, 2016

M&M with Dr. LaFollette

Modified Sgarbossa Criteria to aid in diagnosing STEMI in the setting of LBBB

  • Can be used in the setting of induced (paced) LBBB
  • Unweighted scoring (any of the following indicates STEMI equivilance)
    • Concordant ST elevation
    • Concordant ST depression in V1,V2,V3
    • Inappropriate discordance of >25% ST elevation / S wave amplitudes
  • Improves your test metrics from the original criteria from sens/spec of 36%/96% to 80%/99% respectively in a new validation study

 

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