Hypothermia

HypothermiaCreated OnApril 16, 2020Last Updated OnOctober 28, 2020byadmin You are here: Main ECG Hypothermia < All Topics Table of Contents Hypothermia is defined as a core body temperature of < 35 degrees centigrade Mild hypothermia is 32-35 degrees Moderate hypothermia is 29-32 degrees Severe hypothermia is < 29 degrees ECG findings in hypothermia Bradyarrhythmia (see below) Osborne Waves(= J waves) Prolonged PR, QRS and QT intervals ST elevations Shivering artefact Ventricular ectopic Cardiac arrest due to VT, VF or asystole J wave= Osborne wave Classic features of hypothermia: bradycardia, Osborn waves and shivering artefact

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