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Asystole EKG Interpretation with Rhythm Strip

EKG Features

Rate: Absent
Rhythm: Not present
P Wave: Absent
PR Interval: Absent
QRS: Absent
A total absence of electrical activity in the heart. Confirm with multiple leads
Asystole is a condition of no electrical activity in the heart. It is seen on an EKG as a flatline. Cardiac contractions have stopped and no blood is flowing.
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Asystole 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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