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Furosemide (Lasix) Induced Hypokalemia

Furosemide (Lasix) induced Hypokalemia; Introduction Furosemide, commonly known by its brand name Lasix, is a potent diuretic used to treat various conditions like edema and hypertension. While effective, it can lead to significant electrolyte imbalances, notably hypokalemia. Case Presentation A 65-year-old male with a history of congestive heart failure was prescribed furosemide to manage fluid […]

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Hypocalcemia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Hypocalcemia; Introduction Hypocalcemia, a condition characterized by low levels of calcium in the blood, can lead to various health complications if left untreated. This article aims to provide a comprehensive overview of hypocalcemia, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment options. Causes of Hypocalcemia: Causes of hypocalcemia fall into three main categories: PTH deficiency, high PTH,

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AVNRT (SupraVentricular Tachycardia, SVT) – ECG, Treatment

Overview: Atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT) is a most common supraventricular arrhythmia characterized by rapid heart rates originating within the atrioventricular (AV) node. Although, SVT includes any tachycardia that originate from above the ventricles, AVNRT is most commonly reffered as SVT. Causes of AVNRT: Symptoms of AVNRT: ECG Changes : SVT vs. VT ECG Changes

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Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) – ECG, Diagnosis and Treatment

Atrial Fibrillation – Afib p waves: Overview: Atrial fibrillation (AF) or Afib stands as the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia, characterized by irregular and rapid electrical activity in the atria. Clinical Presentation of Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) : When to Suspect Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)? Classification of AF: 1. Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation: 2. Persistent Atrial Fibrillation: 3.

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