UMEM Educational Pearls

Category: Cardiology

Title: bradydysrhythmia pearl

Keywords: bradycardia, bradydysrhythmia, digoxin, hyperkalemia (PubMed Search)

Posted: 2/20/2011 by Amal Mattu, MD (Updated: 8/11/2022)
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[Here's a nice simple pearl from Jeff Tabas, MD (Prof of EM at UCSF).]

3 causes of bradycardia to consider when the rhythm is not clearly sinus bradycardia:
1. Junctional bradycardia
2. Hyperkalemia
3. Digoxin toxicity