Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Student Scholarship

Date Written

7-2018

Document Type

Project

Course Number

5330-OL1

Course Name

Nursing

Professor’s Name

Dr. John Chovan, PhD., DNP, RN, CNP, CNS

Keywords

Cardiac, Pericardial Effusion, Tamponade, Pathophysiology

Subject Categories

Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing

Abstract

Cardiac tamponade is a rare but life-threatening condition requiring emergent evacuation of the excess fluid around the heart. The leading cause of cardiac tamponade is iatrogenic complications. Pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and nursing considerations are further discussed within this poster.

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Nursing Commons

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