Image Quiz: Common & Easily Mistaken ECG Rhythms
Brian A. Scansen, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology), Colorado State University
Heart rate and rhythm disorders are commonly encountered in veterinary practice and appropriate recognition of these arrhythmias is needed to direct timely and accurate therapies.
Practice rapid image interpretation with this image-based review of arrhythmias seen in small animal practice.
Common Abbreviations & Terms
PAC: Premature atrial complex
PVC: Premature ventricular complex
P wave: Waveform corresponding to atrial depolarization
PQ interval: Interval from onset of atrial depolarization to onset of ventricular depolarization; reflective of atrioventricular conduction time
QRS complex: Waveform corresponding to ventricular depolarization
T wave: Waveform corresponding to ventricular repolarization
Quiz: Common & Easily Mistaken ECG Rhythms
This quiz originally appeared on VeterinaryTeamBrief.com.