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PJC Tracings - Course # 314-7

Example

Notice the following:
  • The R to R interval is irregular
  • The fourth complex is early
  • The P wave on the early complex is inverted.

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Practice Strip

  • Analyze this tracing using the five steps of rhythm analysis.
  • Compare your answers with the answers on the next slide.

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Answer

  • Rhythm: Irregular
  • Rate: 70
  • P Wave: upright, early complex inverted
  • PR interval: 0.16 sec, early complex with shorter PR
  • QRS: 0.08 sec
  • Interpretation: Sinus Rhythm with PJC
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314 PJC Tracings - Course # 314-7