Case of the Month #28 Cardiac Tamponade

Published 13/04/2022


His observations as follows:

  • Heart rate 125
  • Blood Pressure of 93/52
  • Saturations 93%
  • Respiratory rate 22

On clinical examination his heart sounds are difficult to auscultate and the JVP is profoundly elevated. His lung sounds have reduced air entry at both bases.