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EKG – miscellaneous

EKG, miscellaneous

  • Digoxin excess – PAT (paroxysmal atrial tachycardia) with block, SA (sino-atrial) block, AV (atrioventricular) block

  • Digoxin toxicity – PVC’s (premature ventricular contractions), bigeminy, ventricular tachycardia

  • High potassium – wide P waves and wide QRS complexes; peaked T waves

  • Low potassium – flat T waves and a U wave

  • Elevated calcium – short QT interval

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