Understanding the ECG. Part 4: Conduction blocks

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Sampson, M (2016). Understanding the ECG. Part 4: Conduction blocks. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing. 11 (2), pp. 71-78.
AuthorsSampson, M
Abstract

In this fourth article of the British Journal of Nursing’s ECG Interpretation Series, we examine the
conduction blocks commonly encountered in clinical practice, and discuss how they can be
recognised on the electrocardiogram (ECG). As with the previous article in this series (Sampson,
2016), we also place each block in context by briefly considering why it occurs, its clinical
significance, and any treatment that might be necessary.

Keywords1102 Cardiovascular Medicine And Haematology; 1110 Nursing; 1117 Public Health And Health Services
Year2016
JournalBritish Journal of Cardiac Nursing
Journal citation11 (2), pp. 71-78
PublisherMark Allen Healthcare
ISSN1749-6403
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.12968/bjca.2016.11.2.71
Publication dates
Print01 Feb 2016
Publication process dates
Deposited05 Dec 2017
Accepted01 Feb 2016
Accepted author manuscript
License
CC BY 4.0
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