Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Quiz #40: EKG

EKG from a 1-day old newborn is given. Patient was consulted by NICU for "bradycardia" (~90 bpm). Clue: V1 rhythm strip provides good wave form to evaluate.

1) What is the cause of the relative "bradycardia"?
2) Explain why A-V block is not the primary diagnosis.

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