A concurrent audit of high digoxin plasma levels.


A concurrent audit was made of 92 patients with plasma or serum digoxin levels of 3.0 ng/ml or more. Evidence of digoxin toxicity was present in 44 of these patients, and premature blood sampling accounted for the high levels in 30 nontoxic patients. Another 14 patients tolerated high digoxin levels without apparent adverse effects. Impaired renal function… (More)