Chapter 6. Cardiac Arrhythmias Originating in the AV Junction

  1. Philip Jevon RGN, BSc (Hon), PGCE Resuscitation Officer Clinical Skills Lead Honorary Clinical Lecturer

Published Online: 4 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318388.ch6

ECGs for Nurses, Second Edition

ECGs for Nurses, Second Edition

How to Cite

Jevon, P. (2009) Cardiac Arrhythmias Originating in the AV Junction, in ECGs for Nurses, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318388.ch6

Author Information

  1. Manor Hospital, Walsall, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181624

Online ISBN: 9781444318388

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Keywords:

  • cardiac arrhythmias originating in AV junction;
  • AV re-entrant tachycardia and anatomically distinct AV connection;
  • recognising cardiac arrhythmias originating in AV junction;
  • AV junctional escape beats;
  • junctional escape beats and late QRS complexes;
  • AV junctional escape rhythm;
  • AV junctional tachycardia and sudden onset;
  • tachycardia related ST depression;
  • junctional arrhythmias originating in AV junction;
  • junctional arrhythmias - narrow QRS complexes and P waves absent

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning OUTCOMES

  • AV Junctional Ectopics

  • AV Junctional Escape Beats

  • AV Junctional Escape Rhythm

  • AV Junctional Tachycardia

  • Chapter Summary

  • References