Author(s): Wald DA
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Abstract Alterations in serum calcium and potassium concentration may manifest as detectable changes on the ECG and alert the emergency physician to the presence of an underlying electrolyte disturbance. In addition, various endocrine abnormalities, metabolic disturbances, and environmental emergencies may cause alterations in the ECG.
This article was published in Emerg Med Clin North Am
and referenced in Emergency Medicine: Open Access