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.

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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