A following ECG was recorded from a patient presenting to the emergency. What is the likely diagnosis?
A. Sinus arrhythmia
B. Atrial F’brillation
D. Heart block
Ans: B. Atrial F’brillation
(Ref Harrisons 19/e p2080)
- The ECG shows absent P waves with baseline variation.
- This is seen in atrial fibrillation.
ECG in AF:
- Characterized by the lack of organized atrial activity and the irregularly irregular ventricular response.