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Deciphering and treating atrioventricular blocks

McDonough, Marjorie EdD, RN

doi: 10.1097/01.CCN.0000387738.43370.92
Department: Heart Beats

Atrioventricular heart blocks are among the most challenging rhythms to identify. This article reviews how to recognize and respond to first-, second-, and third-degree AV blocks.

Marjorie McDonough is a professor in the department of nursing at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, N.Y.

© 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.