EKG Criteria for Fibrinolysis: What’s Up with the J Point?

Abstract

intrOdUctiOn Reading EKGs is an integral skill in Emergency Medicine, especially given the fact that determining the presence and amount of ST segment elevation (STE) is one of the key factors to initiating fibrinolytic eligibility. STE is generally measured in reference to the J point (the end of the QRS segment and the beginning of the ST segment… (More)

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@inproceedings{Brownfield2008EKGCF, title={EKG Criteria for Fibrinolysis: What’s Up with the J Point?}, author={Joseph Brownfield and Mel E. Herbert}, booktitle={The western journal of emergency medicine}, year={2008} }