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OMI Manifesto!! Is Here

Hey everyone, Current ECG here. This is a quick video for an article about the OMI Manifesto posted here earlier today. There’s a really new piece of information done by Dr Pendell Meyers, Dr Stephen Smith, Dr Steven Weingard, and it’s called the Occlusion Myocardial Infarction Manifesto. And...


The OMI Manifesto

From, Sunday April 1 2018: A Collaboration by Dr Smith’s ECG Blog and EMCrit Pendell Meyers, MD Scott Weingart, MD, FCCM Stephen Smith, MD The current guideline-recommended paradigm of acute MI management (“STEMI vs. NSTEMI”) is...


ST Segment Deviation Counterpoise—A Different Perspective

Editorial by Pentti M. Rautaharju, MD, PhD, 7 September 2005 The editorial by John Madias in this issue of the Journal of Electrocardiography presents a rather provocative thesis, implying that it is impossible on theoretical grounds to rely upon ST deviations in acute myocardial ischemia to...


The Current Pros And Cons Of Prehospital EPI In OOHCA

Epinephrine in out of hospital cardiac arrest (OOHCA) has been a staple intervention for decades. Through rigorous research we have determined that it may not be as great as we once thought…at least not in the ways we typically use it. A recent thought provoking synopsis of the current pro and...


Welcoming a New Addition to Current ECG, Dr Jerry Jones!

Hey Current ECG Nation! Big News!! World renowned expert Dr Jerry Jones will be joining the Current ECG community in upcoming episodes… and we’ve added a new Current Research blog page. Check it out! #staycurrent


ST-Segment Deviation Analysis Of The Admission 12-Lead Electrocardiogram As An Aid To Early Diagnosis Of Acute Myocardial Infarction With A Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Gold Standard

Excerpt of article from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Vol. 50, No. 11, 2007. Thomas N. Martin, MD, Bjoern A. Groenning, MD, Heather M. Murray, MSC, Tracey Steedman, BSC, John E. Foster, PHD, Alex T. Elliot, PHD, Henry J. Dargie, MD, Ronald H. Selvester, MD, Olle Pahlm, MD,...