12-Lead ECG in the Field

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Rapid diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is vital, especially if a patient is experiencing an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) - the most serious and time-dependent type of heart attack.

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With approximately half of Australian patients experiencing chest pain being transported to the hospital via ambulance, paramedics are now performing ECGs during transit in order to streamline this process. The question is: does this emerging practice have proven benefits?


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Catriona butler
17 Nov 2020
Existing knowledge on 12 lead ECG was in reinforced and has increased my confidence
Thomas Johnson
21 Nov 2020
Great introduction to the world of 12 leads
Michelle Emms
18 Feb 2021
The resource was is interesting and informative to read.
Kroy Day
24 Nov 2023
Easy to follow
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Desiree Green
28 Nov 2020
Gregory Turner
29 Nov 2020
A useful online resource. I would happily recommend this to my nursing colleagues.
Elizabeth Tomas
18 Nov 2020
It was so informative, knowledge refreshing
Valmai Taylor
21 Nov 2020
Good resource for 1st responders including primary care nursing
Clio Williams
14 Dec 2022
Very helpful
Jessica Glasheen
25 Nov 2020
Well written, simple and easy to understand for all levels of education, links available for those keen to delve into deeper more complex learning. Very good overall article although title is a bit off putting.
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