Digitalis Toxicity testsDigitalis Toxicity
Tests could include:
- Electrocardiogram (EKG)
- History and Physical Exam
- Serum Digoxin Measurement
- Digoxin blood test
- Blood chemistry
- Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) Test
- Creatinine measurement
- Blood magnesium measurement
- Serum Creatinine Measurement
- Serum Magnesium Measurement
- Serum Potassium Test
- Blood Urea Nitrogen Measurement
An electrocardiogram (also known as an ECG or EKG) is a simple, painless test that measures your heart's electrical activity. Every heartbeat is triggered by an electrical signal that starts at the top of your heart and travels to the bottom. Hear...
Digoxin is a medication that contains cardiac glycosides, used to treat heart failure and irregular heartbeats. A digoxin test is a blood test that determines the level of the medication in your blood to ensure that you are not receiving too much ...
Your kidneys are two bean-shaped organs responsible for filtering blood and waste. One method to determine just how well your kidneys are filtering is by measuring the waste product urea, using the blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test. This fast, simple...
A creatinine blood test measures the level of creatinine in the blood. Creatinine is a waste product that forms when creatine breaks down. Creatine is a substance found in muscle. Creatinine levels help determine how well your kidneys function. Yo...
Magnesium is important to the functioning of your body. According to the National Institutes of Health's Office of Dietary Supplements, this mineral plays a role in more than 300 of your body's biochemical reactions (NIH: ODS, 2009). For example,...
A potassium test is used to measure the amount of potassium in your blood. Potassium helps to move waste out of cells and nutrients into cells. This electrolyte is essential to proper muscle and nerve function. Even minor increases or decreases in...
A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test checks kidney function by measuring how much urea nitrogen is in your blood.