Hypothermia

Hypothermia is classically associated with bradycardia, Osborne waves and a shivering artefact. It may also cause long PR and QT intervals, wide QRS and VEBs. There is a risk of cardiac arrest.

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In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Loss of consciousness 12-Lead Bradycardia Normal Axis Osborn wave Regular Hypothermia ECG Interpretation CC-BY-NC-SA
ECG Blog #149 (ST Elevation – J-Point – Osborn – Hypothermia – Pericarditis – Acute STEMI) 18624

This ECG is from a man in his 20s who was found 'down' in front of his house. He had a history of alcohol consumption. He was not lucid enough to answer questions.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - Loss of consciousness 12-Lead Normal Axis Osborn wave Regular Tachycardia Hypothermia Dr Smith's ECG Blog CC BY-NC
An interesting finding, and absence of another, in an intoxicated patient found down 9417
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - 12-Lead Nonspecific baseline artefact Osborn wave Hypothermia LITFL CC-BY-NC-SA
Shivering artefact in a patient with hypothermia 668

This ECG is from a patient of unknown age who presented with hypothermia.

In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - 12-Lead Long QT Hypothermia LITFL CC-BY-NC-SA
Prolonged QTc (620ms) due to severe hypothermia 666
In the ECGquest archives, this ECG has been tagged with: - 12-Lead Nonspecific baseline artefact Bradycardia Osborn wave Hypothermia LITFL CC-BY-NC-SA
Hypothermia 658

This ECG is from a patient of unknown age who presented with hypothermia.