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Bradyarrhythmias
 
 

Junctional Escape Rhythm

 
 
 
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Overview

Junctional escape is an impulse generated by a focus at the AV junction when the supraventricular conduction system fails, such as due to sinus arrest or complete AV block.
  • Look For

  • Bradycardia with rate 40 - 60 bpm
  • Narrow QRS complexes
  • Absence of P waves
  • Junctional escape beat:
  • Junctional escape beat
     
  • Junctional escape rhythm:
  • Junctional escape rhythm
     
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