Lab case 43

A 28 year old female presents to your Emergency Department with palpitations and shortness of breath. She has no chest pain and no significant past medical history.

On examination she is dyspnoeic with clear lung fields and good air entry bilaterally. She has a normal CXR.


BP  120/60

PR 220/min  SVT, which reverts to a sinus rate of 110/min after Valsalva

RR 25

T  36.7 degrees celcius

Sats 84% on 15 litres non rebreather  Continue reading