This week we catch up with Bones and meet a man with a broken bone who has a potentially arrhythmogenic heart.
What are we seeking when we look at an ECG? We may be looking for normality, or for findings that confirm or support our clinical suspicion. Often we find changes that are “non-specific” or else are clear-cut but are unrelated to the current problem. Perhaps we should call the latter changes “distractors”. This case highlights some of these issues.