Tag hyperkalemia

ECG Case 118

This ECG is from a 35 yr old male Type 1 diabetic. He presents feeling generally unwell with abdominal pain and dyspnea. Interpret the ECG

ECG Case 109

84 year old male presents complaining of general lethargy, nausea, several episodes of diarrhea, and dizziness. Describe and interpret this ECG.

ECG Case 088

44 year old male with a history of non-complaint Type 1 diabetes. He has been found at home in a semi-conscious state. Describe and interpret this ECG. LITFL Top 100 ECG
ICE -Ian’s clinical emergencies 340

ICE 011: Tall Story

An 83 year old man with a past history of Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and ischaemic heart disease has become progressively unwell over the last 5 days. His GP discovered a pneumonia on CXR and has been treating him with oral antibiotics for the last 3 days but his clinical condition has continued to worsen.
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Metabolic Mayhem

Two quick ECG problems for you this week. See if you can spot the common thread. This potassium with hyperkalemia, hypokalaemia
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Hyperkalaemia DDx

Overview Hyperkalaemia is defined as serum potassium level > 5.5 mEq/L Hyperkalaemia is potentially life-threatening due to the risk of cardiac dysrhythmias Most patients begin to manifest significant ECG changes at serum levels > 6.5 mEq/L Causes Increased potassium intake…

Top 250 Clinical Cases 340

Hyperkalaemia Clinical Case

George is a 72 year old male found collapsed at home on floor of his bedroom, incontinent of urine and faeces. He complained of significant pain in his right hip with shortening and rotation.

ECG Case 050

Elderly patient presenting with collapse. Clinically dehydrated. Describe and interpret this ECG. sine wave, peaked T waves, hyperkalemia