Premature Ventricular Complex Trigeminy EKG Interpretation with Rhythm Strip
EKG FeaturesRate: The underlying rate
P Wave: Absent
PR Interval: Not measurable
QRS: Wide (> 0.10 sec), bizarre appearance
Premature ventricular contraction trigeminy are extra, abnormal heartbeats that originate in the Purkinje fibers of the ventricles. The PVC occurs with every third heart beat. Patients may feel a PVC as a skipped beat or palpitation. Single beat premature ventricular contractions are very common and can often be asymptomatic in healthy patients.
Premature Ventricular Complex Trigeminy EKG Interpretation Example
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