RU EKG Class 4 11 - Class #4 February 8, 2011 AV Heart...

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Unformatted text preview: Class #4 February 8, 2011 AV Heart Block and Pacemakers RU EKG Use & Interpretation What is the term given to this tracing problem? What is the rate? Artifact 62 bpm $ \R IHPDOH SUHVHQWV WR \RXU RIILFH FR D IOXWWHULQJ VHQVDWLRQ LQ KHU FKHVW 7KLV LV KHU rhythm strip on EKG. What is the rate and rhythm? How would you treat her? NSR at a rate of 72 with 1 PAC Reassurance; if symptomatic, XST AV Conduction Blocks y An AV Conduction Block is any obstruction or delay of the normal conduction between the SA node and the Purkinje fibers. y Most commonly occurs between AV node and His bundle y 3 varieties of AV Block: 1 st , 2 nd , 3 rd degree Problems in electrical conduction First Degree AV Block y All normal except PR interval >.2 sec (1 big block); often seen in athletes and with bradycardia; no treatment required First Degree AV Block Second degree AV Block Wenckebach y Gradually lengthening PR interval until a QRS complex is dropped....
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2012 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Michaelleyton during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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RU EKG Class 4 11 - Class #4 February 8, 2011 AV Heart...

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