Traumatic cardiac arrest

An unfaithful husband receives a knife in the chest. Although awake when you arrive, he doesn't stay that way and needs a thoracotomy to survive. Can you lend a hand to the critical care team?

This issue delves into the topic of traumatic cardiac arrest, including its causes and management. You'll learn which of the reversible causes need to be addressed first and how to assist at a resuscitative ('clamshell') thoracotomy.

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