“A person can die from severe blood loss within 5 minutes, making the short time from trauma to EMS arrival perhaps the most vital.”
“Median survival to hospital discharge decreases from 53% when bystanders deliver defibrillation to 28.6% when defibrillation is delayed until the arrival of first responders.”
Generally, the amplitude of the T wave goes up and down, proportional to the K+ level. The QT interval generally lengthens and shortens opposite to Ca2+ levels.
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Click here for a quick overview of the cardiac cycle and the corresponding waveforms.
“A fib is seen in 25%-30% of patients after cardiac surgery- the most common arrhythmia observed following open heart surgery.”
No, DDD is not a bra size…