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Accelerated Idioventricular Rhythm | Reference Guide

EKG Features

Rate: 50-120 bpm
Rhythm: Regular
P Wave: Absent
PR Interval: Not measurable
QRS: Wide (>0.10 sec), bizarre looking

Accelerated idioventricular rhythm (AIVR) is a ventricular rhythm with three or more consecutive monomorphic beats with gradual onset. AIVR occurs when the ectopic ventricular pacemaker rate is greater than the sinus node rate. It is usually benign.
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ekg rhythm strip for reference guide

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 medical review: Dr. Pedro Azevedo, MD, Cardiology
Last Update: 11/7/2022



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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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