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Question: ECG in Peds

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You are evaluating the electrocardiogram of a 2 year old boy. The patient presented for fever and the ECG was inadvertently ordered on him instead of another patient.

Which of the following would be an abnormal finding in the ECG of a 2 year old boy?

pemsou5_wp • November 14, 2017

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  1. Kelly November 14, 2017 - 1:52 pm Reply

    C) Biphasic p wave of 0.12 sec duration in lead V1. This would be indicative of left atrial enlargement. A quick reference guide to ECGs in pediatrics can be found on the algorithms page at under Peds ECG.

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