A Tight Squeeze- Pericarditis, Pericardial Effusion and Cardiac Tamponade

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This episode is all about the fibroelastic sac surrounding your heart- the pericardium! We discuss the continuum of pericarditis, pericardial effusions and cardiac tamponade- including symptoms/signs to look out for and an approach to management.
As always, we have an associated infographic as well as relevant resources at www.theinternatwork.com.
This episode was written by Dr. David Dorian (Internal Medicine Resident) and reviewed by Dr. Ken Melvin (Cardiologist), Dr. Rupal Shah (General Internist) and Dr. Nadine Abdullah (General Internist).

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