Tag: cardiac arrest

Finger Thoracostomies

From teaching round–Courtesy of Mene Demestihas: In a patient in cardiopulmonary arrest, going through the H’s and T’s can lead us to suspect a tamponade or compressive physiology as the culprit of the arrest. In these patients placing a formal chest tube is generally frowned upon as it can be a labor-intensive process for a …

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