Bifascicular Block

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Bifascicular block is a conduction abnormality in the heart where two of the three main fascicles of the His/Purkinje system are blocked.

Trifascicular block is a problem with the electrical conduction of the heart. It is diagnosed on an ECG/EKG and has three features: prolongation of the PR interval (first degree AV block), right bundle branch block, either left anterior fascicular block or left posterior fascicular block.

Read more about Bifascicular Block here.

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Abdominal Pain – RCEM safety alert

Abdominal pain in the ED is a major cause of diagnostic uncertainty and error, which can lead to death. Read more about abdominal pain in this Royal College of Emergency Medicine’s safety alert.

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