• The interpretation of ECG's can be a daunting prospect. However, by adopting a systematic process in your analysis of ECG's, you will be able to describe and identify rhythm abnormalities with confidence. There is a variety of systems which can be used to interpret ECG's, however, it is important to grasp the basics first.

  • Atrioventricular block (AV Block ) is an interruption of the electrical activity atria and the ventricle of the heart. The effect may total, partial or result in a delay of conduction. The severity of the AV block is defined usually as; first, second or third-degree block and this story of "The AV Block Family" aim to help in differentiating them.

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