Tag QT Interval

Louis Fridericia

Louis Sigurd Fridericia (1881-1947) was a Danish physician. Eponymous term - Fridericia's formula: QT interval duration related to the cube root of the RR
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Bazett formula

Bazett formula 'corrects' the measured QT interval to a value (QTc) attributable to a heart rate of 60 bpm. Thus providing a QT interval value that a particular patient would theoretically have if their heart rate was 60 beats/min
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Fridericia Formula

Fridericia Formula for calculating the QT interval on an (ECG) according to heart rate, described in 1920. Louis Sigurd Fridericia (1881-1947)
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Drugs Causing QT Prolongation

Drugs associated with QT Prolongation, QTc prolongation including Antipsychotics, antiarrhythmics, antidepressants, and antihistamines
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QT Interval

QT interval is the time from the start of the Q wave to the end of the T wave, time taken for ventricular depolarisation and repolarisation

another ECG case…

The Case. I was superficially involved in this case of a 32 year old suicidal patient who ingested two full packets of Solian (amisulpride) (~ 24 grams) approximately 90 minutes prior to arrival to ED. On initial assessment he was…