Ventricular Fibrillation - EKG Reference

Ventricular Fibrillation EKG tracing


Caliper Time Interval: ___ seconds

Key Features

RhythmHighly irregular
P WaveAbsent
PR IntervalNot measurable
NotesEKG tracings is a wavy line

Ventricular Fibrillation EKG Reference

Definition of Ventricular Fibrillation

Ventricular fibrillation is an emergency that requires immediate medical attention. It is a frequent cause of sudden cardiac death. When it occurs, the coordinated contraction of the ventricles is replaced rapid, chaotic electrical signals. As a result, the heart cannot pump blood.

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