A paced rhythm is any cardiac rhythm that is driven by an artificially created electrical “paced” impulse. The most common cause of inserting an artificial pacemaker is a Third Degree AV Block (Complete Heart Block). A paced rhythm can be clearly discerned on an ECG by viewing the vertical pacemaker “spikes.”
Paced Rhythm ECG
A Paced Rhythm should be clearly identified on an ECG by viewing the vertical pacemaker “spikes.”
Paced Rhythm Signs and Symptoms
So long as the pacemaker is working well, the patient should not display or experience any signs or symptoms.