Understanding the ECG. Part 9: Myocardial ischaemia and infarction (part B)

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Sampson, M (2016). Understanding the ECG. Part 9: Myocardial ischaemia and infarction (part B). British Journal of Cardiac Nursing. 11 (7), pp. 332-343.
AuthorsSampson, M
Abstract

In this penultimate part of our ECG series, we return to STEMI to answer the following questions.
Firstly, what are the differential diagnoses for ST elevation on the 12-lead ECG?
Secondly, how can we detect STEMI affecting the right ventricle (RV) or posterior wall of the left ventricle (LV), given that they are poorly seen by the standard ECG leads (Garcia, 2015)?
Thirdly, how does left bundle branch block (LBBB) affect the diagnosis of acute myocardial
infarction?
We also turn our attention to non-ST elevation MI (NSTEMI) and unstable angina, and evaluate the
role of the ECG in the diagnosis and management of these conditions.

Keywords1102 Cardiovascular Medicine And Haematology; 1110 Nursing; 1117 Public Health And Health Services
Year2016
JournalBritish Journal of Cardiac Nursing
Journal citation11 (7), pp. 332-343
PublisherLondon South Bank University
ISSN1749-6403
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.12968/bjca.2016.11.7.332
Publication dates
Print06 Jul 2016
Publication process dates
Deposited01 Dec 2017
Accepted06 Jun 2016
Accepted author manuscript
License
CC BY 4.0
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