First Degree Heart Block EKG Interpretation
EKG FeaturesRate: The underlying rate
P Wave: Normal
PR Interval: Prolonged (>0.20 sec)
QRS: Normal (0.06-0.10 sec)
Will look like a typical sinus rhythm. The P-R interval will be constant throughout the tracing and measure greater than 0.20 seconds.
A first degree Heart block occurs when electrical impulses moving through the Atrioventricular (AV) node are delayed (but not blocked). First degree indicates slowed conduction without missed beats.
First Degree Heart Block EKG Interpretation Example
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