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Severe bradycardia with a prominent J wave refractory to atropine: was it a cause or a result of a fall? A case report and a brief review on the treatment of hypothermia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20068445     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report on an eighty five year old male who had presented with bradycardia and a prominent J wave on EKG. Initial attemps to treat bradycardia with atropine were unsuccessful and on further evaluation the patient was found to have hypothermia.
Authors:
Rehana Qadir; Khalil Kanjwal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of therapeutics     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1536-3686     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Ther     Publication Date:    2010 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-23     Completed Date:  2010-07-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9441347     Medline TA:  Am J Ther     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  223-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH 43614, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Accidental Falls*
Aged, 80 and over
Alzheimer Disease / complications
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents / therapeutic use
Atropine / therapeutic use
Bradycardia / drug therapy,  etiology*
Electrocardiography
Humans
Hypothermia / complications,  diagnosis*
Male
Recurrence
Severity of Illness Index
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Arrhythmia Agents; 51-55-8/Atropine

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