Junctional Escape Beat
Figure 1: ECG Strip
A junctional escape beat is a delayed heartbeat that occurs when "the rate of an AV junctional pacemaker exceeds that of the sinus node." Junctional Rhythms are classified according to their rate: junctional escape rhythm has a rate of 40-60 bpm, accelerated junctional rhythm has a rate of 60-100 bpm, and junctional tachycardia has a rate greater than 100 bpm.
Table 1: ECG Characteristics
Figure 2: ECM Analysis, Record 108
Additional Example of Junctional Escape Beats
Figure 3: Record 124
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