EKGs and Chemistries: AMP Rapid Fire Case Conference Review, November 29, 2017

Welcome back to another week of rapid fire case conference review here at THE OSU EM Residency Program.

Leading off is Dr. Nicholson with his patient presenting from dialysis clinic with a chief complaint of “Problem with fistula site.” A quick duplex study with basic labs reveals an occluded outflow vein and a potassium of 7.3. Understanding the arrhythmogenic potential for hyperkalemia, he obtains the following EKG:

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