I have this way of remembering the 2 types of 2nd deg heart blocks. Call me perverted if you will but...it worked for me!
2nd deg heart block Type 1 (aka wenkebach): Sometimes it's hard to remember if wenkeback is type 1 or 2. I remember it's type 1 b/c when I think of wenkebach...I think of a weenkie (which is something men only have ONE of). And in wenkeback, the PR lengthens and lengthens till a QRS is dropped. I remember that b/c a weenkie lengthens and lengthens...
Oh boy, can't believe I'm sharing this...
Ok. And then there's 2nd deg heart block type 2 (aka mobitz). I remember that mobitz is type 2 b/c when I think of moB
itz, I think of B
s (which there are TWO of). And in type 2 mobitz, there are TWO (or more) P-waves to each QRS.
I must blame my way of remembering things on my study groups