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Electrolyte Disorders

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Hypercalcemia results in a faster repolarization. Characteristics of hypercalcemia:
*mildMild: broad based tall peaking T waves*severeSevere: extremely wide QRS, low R wave, disappearance of p waves, tall peaking T waves.
ECG-characteristics of hypocalcemia:
*narrowing Narrowing of the QRS complex*reduced Reduced PR interval
*T wave flattening and inversion
*prolongation Prolongation of the QT-interval *prominent Prominent U-wave*prolonged Prolonged ST and ST-depression
Hypokalemia is a , low blood potassium level. This , results in:
*ST depression and flattening of the T wave
*Negative T waves


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