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
Physiology Philes: Draw a normal ECG tracing showing the durations of the major intervals and the effects of hyperkalemia. BSCC Examination question
84 year old male presents complaining of general lethargy, nausea, several episodes of diarrhea, and dizziness. Describe and interpret this ECG.
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
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.
Two quick ECG problems for you this week. See if you can spot the common thread. This potassium with hyperkalemia, hypokalaemia
Hyperkalaemia is a life-threatening emergency. Basic overview of hyperkalemia management
Overview Causes Increased potassium intake (rare) Increased release from tissues Decreased renal excretion Transcellular shift Factitious (Pseudo-hyperkalaemia) Drugs causing hyperkalaemia References and Links LITFL
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.
Elderly patient presenting with collapse. Clinically dehydrated. Describe and interpret this ECG. sine wave, peaked T waves, hyperkalemia
Elderly patient feeling generally unwell. PMHx of T2DM, hypertension, IHD, CCF, osteoarthritis. Hypoerkalaemia hyperkalemia
Middle-aged diabetic patient presenting with shortness of breath. Describe and interpret this ECG. LITFL Top 100 ECG Hyperkalemia