Hey everyone, Current ECG here. Did you know that it’s possible to have an ECG where it doesn’t show any changes, but you know that the history of presenting illness fits, the patient presentation sure fits, and you’re thinking this is acute coronary syndrome, but you’re not sure why you’re not seeing a lot on the ECG? It’s something called (shh!) Electrical Silence. That’s right, Electrical Silence. And that’s a phenomenon that can make it so there are two injury currents going in two different directions, which makes nothing show up on the ECG. If you’ve never heard of it, it’s a wicked cool phenomenon and I want you to know more about it. Check it out at currentecg.com, there’s an episode specially entitled “Electrical Silence”. Shh, don’t tell anybody, and stay current.

About Dave Klein

Founder of the Current ECG workshops, I'm an advanced care paramedic who lives and works in Nova Scotia. I also work in a clinical development role, and I'm the lead facilitator of an advanced care paramedic program. I have a passion for ECG interpretation and how this skill improves my ability to deliver quality patient care as a practitioner of emergency medicine.

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