10. Arrhythmias: Bradycardia

  1. Fred Kusumoto MD and
  2. Pam Bernath RN, RN-C

Published Online: 23 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119962168.ch10

ECG Interpretation for Everyone: An On-The-Spot Guide

ECG Interpretation for Everyone: An On-The-Spot Guide

How to Cite

Kusumoto, F. and Bernath, P. (2012) Arrhythmias: Bradycardia, in ECG Interpretation for Everyone: An On-The-Spot Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119962168.ch10

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470655566

Online ISBN: 9781119962168

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Keywords:

  • arrhythmias, and bradycardia;
  • slow heart rates, two causes;
  • sinus node failure, block between atrium and ventricles;
  • making the distinction, management varying;
  • ECG, definitive information on site of problem;
  • manifestations of sinus node dysfunction;
  • ectopic atrial and junctional rhythms, needing pacemakers;
  • sites showing rapid activity, in sinus node dysfunction;
  • clinically AV block, P waves and QRS complexes;
  • second degree AV block, P waves and QRS relationship