What is the difference between partial heart block and heart block?

There are three types of heart block. A heart block is a type of heart problem where the electrical impulses traveling from the upper chambers (left and right atria) to the lower chambers (ventricles) are either: • Slowed—first degree heart block• Irregular—second degree heart block• Blocked—third degree heart block Here is a resource you may find helpful to learn more about heart block: http://www.hrsonline.org/Patient-Resources/Heart-Diseases-Disorders/Heart-Block#axzz3FlDuLpma