32 year old female patient monitored while suffering from the effects of malignant hyperthermia (MH).
Rhythm analysis indicates sinus tachycardia at over 100 bpm.
This encounter shows a fast rate over 100 bpm, with a regular rhythm and P waves, indicating sinus tachycardia. The patient is suffering from malignant hyperthermia (MH), a condition where general anesthesia causes a rapid response in body temperature, along with severe muscle contractions and shivering. These symptoms cause the noise seen in the EKG.
Source: PhysioNet MGH089