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Junctional Escape Rhythm | Reference Guide


EKG Strip

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EKG Features

Rate: Slow (40-60 bpm)
Rhythm: Regular
P Wave: Present before, during (hidden) or after QRS, if visible it is inverted
PR Interval: Not measurable
QRS: Normal (0.06-0.10 sec)

Junctional escape rhythms arise at the atrioventricular junction (AV node and bundle of His). This rhythm’s rate is slow, 40-60 beats per minute. Junctional escape rhythms can be observed with regular rhythm but late beats.
External Source: http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/accelerated+junctional+rhythm



Authors and Reviewers

Authored by Thomas O'Brien
EKG tracings reviewed by Dr. Pedro Azevedo, MD, Cardiology
Medically reviewed by Dr. Jonathan Keroes, MD, Cardiology
Last Update: 11/8/2021

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