First Degree Heart Block

First Degree Heart Block EKG tracing
RhythmRegular
RateThe underlying rate
P WaveNormal
PR IntervalProlonged (>0.20 sec)
QRSNormal (0.06-0.10 sec)
NotesA first degree AV block occurs when electrical impulses moving through the Atrioventricular (AV) node are delayed (but not blocked). First degree indicates slowed conduction without missed beats.