Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Study group discussion: QT prolongation

So which electrolyte abnormalities lead to QT prolongation?

Hypocalcemia
Hypokalemia
Hypomagnesemia

Brilliant!

So three hypos
Hypokalemia
Hypokalemia
Hypomagnesemia

Hypocalcemia, not two hypokalemias xD

What will happens after the QT prolongation?

Risk for torsades de pointes?

Yes, what do you give for that?

MgSO4

Correct!

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