ECG Case 010

90-year old patient found on the floor at home. 

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Describe and interpret this ECG

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This ECG demonstrates classic features of hypothermia:

The rhythm is probably sinus bradycardia — mapping out the RR intervals reveals a regular rhythm despite the obliteration of the baseline by the shiver artifact.

J waves Osborn Wave hypothermia temp 30°C


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Emergency Physician in Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine in Sydney, Australia. He has a passion for ECG interpretation and medical education | ECG Library |

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