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1

irregularly irregular w/ no P wave

A fib

2

saw tooth appearance, back to back atrial depolarization waves

A flutter

3

completely erratic rhythm w/ no identifiable waves

V fib

4

prolonged PR interval >200 ms

1st degree heart block

5

progressive lengthening of the PR interval until a beat is dropped

mobitz type 1 (2nd degree heart block)

6

dropped beats that are not preceded by a change in the length of PR interval; 2:1 P wave:QRS response

Mobitz type 2

7

both P and QRS are present but are independent of eachoter

3rd degree heart block