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Junctional Escape Rhythm EKG Interpretation with Rhythm Strip

EKG Features

Rate: Slow (40-60 bpm)
Rhythm: Regular
P Wave: Present before, during (hidden) or after QRS, if visible it is inverted
PR Interval: Not measurable
QRS: Normal (0.06-0.10 sec)

Junctional escape rhythms arise at the atrioventricular junction (AV node and bundle of His). This rhythm’s rate is slow, 40-60 beats per minute. Junctional escape rhythms can be observed with regular rhythm but late beats.

Junctional Escape Rhythm EKG Interpretation Example

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Authors, Reviewers and Developers EKG rhythms classes: Thomas O'Brien.
EKG monitor simulation: Steve Collmann
12 Lead Lecture: Dr. Michael Mazzini, MD, Cardiologist.
Spanish EKG: Breena R. Taira, MD, MPH
Medical review: Dr. Jonathan Keroes, MD, Cardiologist,
Dr. Barbara Erickson, PhD, RN, CCRN.
EKG tracings review: Dr. Pedro Azevedo, MD, Cardiology
Last Update: 11/10/2022

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