On Monday of each week at this site
there will appear a new 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG).
Accompanying the ECG will be a clinical vignette relevant
to the tracing and one or two questions for you to answer.
The tracings will be classified by their
Basic: The ECG represents
a basic clinical problem or basic ECG principle. Should
be mastered by a graduating medical student.
Intermediate: The ECG
presents a more challenging or complex problem. Should be
able to be mastered by most graduating Family Practice,
Medicine or Emergency Medicine residents.
Advanced: Presents a complex,
subtle or advanced ECG concept. Physicians with a special
interest in ECGs or Cardiology fellows should find
these tracings interesting.
Further clinical follow-up information
will often be offered to cement the electrocardiographic