3rd Degree AV Blocks...HELP! - page 2

Hi everyone! I am in my last semester of nursing school and we are learning about how to read EKGs. I am confused on how to differentiate 3rd Degree AV Blocks :eek:. This particular EKG reading... Read More

  1. by   AgentBeast
    Quote from Esme12
    We should set up an online tutoring or school instead of giving it up for free.....

    Anyhow, It keeps me sane....

    A FAQ would probably be particularly helpful, but that's assuming people would actually read the thing.
  2. by   Pneumothorax
    P waves will be going at a rate of 60-100 (Sinus)
    QRS will be going at a rate of 40-60 (thats their intrinsic rate)

    if u have P waves going one speed , and QRS going another..most likely its a 3rd Degree Heart block
  3. by   jnurse13
    This was a very helpful explaination for me. I was having trouble understanding this concept as well. Thank you
  4. by   nurseprnRN
    Well, it must be second semester coming up somewhere (like, "It's always 5 o'clock somewhere!") so I guess it's time to reanimate this thread.
  5. by   Esme12