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Accelerated Junctional Rhythm EKG Interpretation with Rhythm Strip

EKG Features

Rate: Normal (60-100 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)
Accelerated junctional rhythm is just a faster version of junctional escape rhythm
Accelerated junctional rhythm originates in the AV junction with a higher than normal rate, but below 110 beats per minute. In comparison, junctional escape rhythms have a typical rate of 40-60 bpm.

Accelerated Junctional 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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