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  • ECG: Ventricular Fibrillation

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    ECG: Ventricular Fibrillation

    An ECG strip shows the presence of ventricular fibrillation, which involves rapid contraction of the ventricles. Ventricular fibrillation is indicated by an erratic rhythm in which spikes and waves cannot be identified. A normal ECG strip is shown at the bottom for comparison.

    (From D Dubin, Rapid Interpretation of EKGs, 1996, Cover Inc., p. 95, 163; with permission.)

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