ECG (main)

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This page is for adult patients. For pediatric patients, see: ECG (peds)

Measurement

All these measures are valid for the standard paper speed of 25 mm/Sec

  • 1 small box = 1mm = 0.04 sec = 40 miliseconds
  • 5 small boxes = 1 big box = 5mm = 0.2 sec = 200 miliseconds
  • Standard 12 lead ECG duration = 10 seconds
Interval Time(s) Boxes
PR 0.12 - 0.20 3-5
QRS 0.06 - 0.10 1.5-2.5
QTc <0.44 N/A

Primary Analysis

Segments & Intervals

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Conduction system of the heart.
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Waves

Hypertrophy/Enlargement

Cardiac Hypertrophy and Enlargement

Differential includes ischemic events, electrolyte abnormalities, and medication overdoses in addition to rheumatologic conditions[1][2]

Types of second degree AV block

AV Blocks

Bundle and Fascicular Blocks

Premature Beats

See Also

External Links

Videos

References

  1. Hampton, JR. The ECG in Practice (5th edition), Churchill Livingstone 2008.
  2. Wagner, GS. Marriott’s Practical Electrocardiography (11th edition), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2007.