Junctional Escape Rhythm EKG Interpretation
EKG FeaturesRate: Slow (40-60 bpm)
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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