The Osborn wave (J wave) is a positive deflection at the J point (negative in aVR and V1). It is usually most prominent in the precordial leads and most commonly associated with hypothermia.
A man in his 40s is brought in GCS 3. Can you interpret these ECG and echo abnormalities to appropriately guide management?
John J Osborn (1917 – 2014) was an American intensivist, pediatrician and inventor. Eponym: 'current of injury' Osborn wave - 1953
A review of the ECG changes seen in hypothermia. Hypothermia is defined as a core body temperature of < 35 degrees centigrade