ECG Of The Month: Sepsis, ARDS, and Tracheal Intubation.

ECG Of The Month: Sepsis, ARDS, and Tracheal Intubation.

J La State Med Soc. 2016 May-Jun;168(3):113-4

Authors: Glancy DL, Atluri P

Abstract
A furuncle on the leg of a 23-year-old woman led to methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus sepsis and adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) requiring tracheal intubation in the intensive care unit (ICU). Initially her electrocardiograms (ECGs) showed sinus tachycardia, but otherwise were unchanged from prior ECGs. A week into her ICU stay a different rhythm occurred.

PMID: 27389383 [PubMed - in process]