1st Degree AV Block





First-degree AV block is common and is often a normal variant in a healthy heart. It results from prolonged conduction of the atrial impulse, typically at the AV node.

Pathophysiology

Etiologies

Morbidity/mortality

Symptoms / Exam

Physical findings

Diagnostic testing

Acute Treatment

  1. ABCs, IV, O2, monitor
  2. Asymptomatic patient
  3. Symptomatic patient

Disposition

  1. Admit
  2. Discharge