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1

What is the QT interval?

The start of the Q wave to the end of the T wave

2

Which drugs can lengthen the QT interval?

Amiodarone
Sotalol
Class 1a antiarrhythmics
TCAs (especially citalopram)
Methadone
Chloroquine
Terfenadine
Erythromycin
Haloperidol

3

ECG findings of pulmonary embolsim

Sinus tachycardia - most common finding
S1, Q3, T3 (but rarely seen)

S1, Q3, T3 = S waves in lead 1, Q waves in lead 3, inverted T waves in lead 3

4

Pulmonary embolism triad

Chest pain
Haemoptysis
SOB

5

Which individuals might have right aixs deviation?

Tall and thin individuals

6

This finding is never normal on ECG

left bundle branch block

7

Who might have left axis deviation?

Short, obese people

8

Is partial right bundle branch block a normal variant?

Yes