What is the role of ECG in the workup of heat stroke?

Updated: Nov 06, 2018
  • Author: Robert S Helman, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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Electrocardiography: Sinus tachycardia of 130-140 beats per minute and nonspecific and ischemic ST-T wave abnormalities are common. In addition, a number of conduction abnormalities (eg, right bundle branch block), prolonged QT interval) may be noted.


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