Junctional Tachycardia


Rate faster than 60/bpm
P wave as with junctional rhythm.
QRS normal or widened with aberrant ventricular conduction.
Conduction P-R interval usually < .12 seconds if present
Rhythm usually regular

The clinical significance of this rhythm depends upon the basic rhythm disturbance. If the ventricular rate is rapid, cardiac output may decrease.

Treatment includes:


 

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