This website is intended for UK healthcare professionals only Log in | Register

Tag Archives: Digoxin toxicity

Digoxin and the heart

August 2015 Br J Cardiol 2015;22:96–7

Digoxin and the heart

Heather Wetherell

Abstract

This issue, we have a little teaser for GPs, who may reasonably come across this kind of electrocardiogram (ECG) any day of the week. Figure 1 shows the ECG of a well, 83-year-old woman, who attended her GP’s surgery for her ‘annual review’. As part of this review, the practice nurse carried out a routine ECG. Figure 1. The electrocardiogram obtained during the annual review Believe or not, it’s possible to answer the following three questions from this ECG: Q1: What chronic condition was being monitored at her annual review? Q2: What is she taking for this condition? Q3: What action should the GP take now? Let’s go through the ECG

| Full text

July 2003 Br J Cardiol 2003;10:308-9

Digoxin toxicity: an unusual presentation of infective endocarditis

Handrean Soran, Louise Murray, Naveed Younis, Steve PY Wong, Peter Currie, Ian R Jones

Abstract

No content available

| Full text
Close

You are not logged in

You need to be a member to print this page.
Find out more about our membership benefits

Register Now Already a member? Login now
Close

You are not logged in

You need to be a member to download PDF's.
Find out more about our membership benefits

Register Now Already a member? Login now