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The Normal pericardial sac - seize exaggerated in this diagram. Original image from Wikimedia commons. Author: Connexions

Cardiac Tamponade

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Introduction Cardiac Tamponade is a condition where the heart become compressed by excess fluid in the pericardium. Compression causes reduced diastolic filling of the heart, which can cause cardiac arrest.…

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Introduction Trauma is managed by teams in the Emergency Department. There is often a defined set of individuals on a ‘Trauma Team’. This might include: Team Leader – often an…

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