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Make the Diagnosis: Cardiac Tamponade
Original Article: Does This Patient With a Pericardial Effusion Have Cardiac Tamponade?
Pretest Probabilities and Likelihood Ratios for Clinical Findings
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The classic findings of tamponade as described in 1935 by thoracic surgeon Claude Schaeffer Beck are characterized by decreasing arterial blood...
The classic findings of tamponade as described in 1935 by thoracic surgeon Claude Schaeffer Beck are characterized by decreasing arterial blood pressure, increasing jugular venous pressure, and a small, quiet heart.
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Cardiac Tamponade: Niteesh K. Choudhry, MD, PhD,
discusses the clinical examination for cardiac tamponade. (8:52)
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