Galen eCalcs - Calculator: Corrected QT Interval

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Description

The Corrected QT Interval allows for improved detection of patients at increased risk of ventricular arrhythmia.


Calculator Search/Filter Keywords

At the calculator level, eCalcs comes delivered with default keywords that can be leveraged in the "Search/Filter" field to enable Specialty or System driven calculator searching. The following calculator keywords are delivered by default for the Corrected QT Interval calculator:

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Family Practice
  • Internal Medicine
  • Toxicology

Systems

  • Cardiovascular


Calculator Inputs

Input Mapping Type Description
QT Interval Manual Input The QT interval is a measure of the time between the start of the Q wave and the end of the T wave in the heart's electrical cycle
Heart Rate Vitals Patient's Heart Rate


Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
QTc Result Corrected QT (QTc)


References

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QT_interval
http://www.medcalc.com/qtc.html