2018 Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Bradycardia and Cardiac Conduction Delay

Published: November 06, 2018

electrocardiogram in hand of a female doctor
  • This guideline is intended to help clinicians manage patients with bradycardia, or symptoms associated with bradycardia or cardiac conduction system disorders, it supersedes pacemaker recommendations made in a prior guideline (2008) on device-based therapy of cardiac rhythm abnormalities.
  • The guideline describes a clinical evaluation approach, offers recommendations for diagnostic testing modalities and treatments, and covers principles of shared decision making.
  • The guideline also explores knowledge gaps, pertinent trials in progress, and directions for future research.