Saturday, 7 February 2015

ECG of the Week - 9th February 2015

This ECG is from a 1 yr old who was brought to the Emergency Department following a suspected nicotine ingestion. The child was clinically well and vital signs were within age appropriate ranges.





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Things to Think About

  • Is this a normal ECG for a 1 yr old ?
  • What ECG changes can be seen in the paediatric ECG ?
  • What is the risk assessment / clinical course of nicotine toxicity in children ?