Junctional Tachycardia EKG Interpretation with Rhythm Strip
EKG FeaturesRate: Fast (100-180 bpm)
P Wave: Present before, during (hidden) or after QRS, if visible it is inverted
PR Interval: Absent or short
QRS: Normal (0.06-0.10 sec)
Occurs when a junctional rhythm exceeds 100 bpm.
Junctional tachycardia is an abnormally fast heart beat originating in the atrioventricular junction. It is classified as a form of supraventricular tachycardia. It can be initially diagnosed by observing the patient’s pulse or by auscultation of the heart, followed by an ECG study.
Junctional Tachycardia EKG Interpretation Example
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