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CVRR Heart Block + Arrhythmias


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First degree heart block
A type of heart block where the PR interval greater than 200 ms
Second degree heart block: Mobitz Type II
A type of heart block with intermittent skipped heart beats. PR interval does not vary
Second degree heart block: Mobitz Type I
A type of heart block with intermittent skipped heart beats. PR interval grows with each beat
Third degree heart block
A type of heart block where P waves and QRS complexes are completely unconnected
Ventricular fibrillation
An arrhythmia with a completely chaotic ECG presentation. No P waves or QRS complexes visible
Atrial fibrillation
An arrhythmia with an absence of P waves, and random electrical activity in their place
Atrial flutter
An arrhythmia with almost constant P waves, creating a 'saw tooth' effect
Torsade de pointes
An arrhythmia where the QRS amplitude varies and the QRS complexes appear to twist around the baseline