Flashcards in ECG Deck (8):
What is the QT interval?
The start of the Q wave to the end of the T wave
Which drugs can lengthen the QT interval?
Class 1a antiarrhythmics
TCAs (especially citalopram)
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
Pulmonary embolism triad
Which individuals might have right aixs deviation?
Tall and thin individuals
This finding is never normal on ECG
left bundle branch block
Who might have left axis deviation?
Short, obese people