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Diagnosing an MI: don't trust the monitor!
  1. D Tayler,
  2. J Gunn,
  3. D Chamberlain
  1. Address to Dr David Tayler; d.tayler{at}

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An elderly lady presented with chest pain at rest. The attending paramedics attached a Lifepak-12 (Physio-Control) monitor/defibrillator and recorded a 12-lead ECG (panel A). They then switched to monitor …

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