Ventricular Fibrillation


Rate

Unattainable

P wave

May be present, but obscured by ventricular waves

QRS

Not apparent

Conduction

Chaotic electrical activity

Rhythm

Chaotic electrical activity

This dysrhythmia results in the absence of cardiac output.

Almost always occurs with serious heart disease, especially acute MI.

The course of treatment for ventricular fibrillation includes:


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