The physician orders an IV infusion of digoxin for a pediatric patient with heart failure. Which of the following increases the risk of developing digitalis toxicity?


• Hypothyroidism, hypomagnesemia, hypokalemia, hypoxemia, and advanced heart disease all increase the patient's risk for developing digitalis toxicity.

• Hypocalcemia and hypermagnesemia are not associated with an increased risk of developing digitalis toxicity.

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