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Podcast 630: Evolution of an STEM‪I‬ Emergency Medical Minute

    • Medicine

Contributor: Peter Bakes, MD
Educational Pearls:
Hyperacute T waves can occur immediately and typical last less than an hour Hyperacute T waves are typically broader than peaked T-waves, which are associated with hyperkalemia ST elevation which usually starts within an hour of the inciting event and can last up to a few days, and often follows the hyperacute T-waves Q waves can begin at the time ST elevation begins and can remain permanently T waves can invert before normalizing again days later References
Levis JT. ECG Diagnosis: Hyperacute T Waves. Perm J. 2015;19(3):79. doi:10.7812/TPP/14-243
Vogel B, Claessen BE, Arnold SV, Chan D, Cohen DJ, Giannitsis E, Gibson CM, Goto S, Katus HA, Kerneis M, Kimura T, Kunadian V, Pinto DS, Shiomi H, Spertus JA, Steg PG, Mehran R. ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2019 Jun 6;5(1):39. doi: 10.1038/s41572-019-0090-3. PMID: 31171787.
 
Summarized by Jackson Roos, MS4 | Edited by Erik Verzemnieks, MD
The Emergency Medical Minute is excited to announce that we are now offering AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ via online course modules. To access these and for more information, visit our website at www.emergencymedicalminute.com/cme-courses/ and create an account. 

Contributor: Peter Bakes, MD
Educational Pearls:
Hyperacute T waves can occur immediately and typical last less than an hour Hyperacute T waves are typically broader than peaked T-waves, which are associated with hyperkalemia ST elevation which usually starts within an hour of the inciting event and can last up to a few days, and often follows the hyperacute T-waves Q waves can begin at the time ST elevation begins and can remain permanently T waves can invert before normalizing again days later References
Levis JT. ECG Diagnosis: Hyperacute T Waves. Perm J. 2015;19(3):79. doi:10.7812/TPP/14-243
Vogel B, Claessen BE, Arnold SV, Chan D, Cohen DJ, Giannitsis E, Gibson CM, Goto S, Katus HA, Kerneis M, Kimura T, Kunadian V, Pinto DS, Shiomi H, Spertus JA, Steg PG, Mehran R. ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2019 Jun 6;5(1):39. doi: 10.1038/s41572-019-0090-3. PMID: 31171787.
 
Summarized by Jackson Roos, MS4 | Edited by Erik Verzemnieks, MD
The Emergency Medical Minute is excited to announce that we are now offering AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ via online course modules. To access these and for more information, visit our website at www.emergencymedicalminute.com/cme-courses/ and create an account. 

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