AORTIC RUPTURE AND CARDIAC TAMPONADE
Shortness of breath, chest or upper back pain
are some of the symptoms.
Cardiac Tamponade may be caused by penetrating
trauma such as a knife wound. Pericardiocentesis
is usually done to remove the blood in the pericardial
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