Penetrating – effect on pumping action of the heart and blood loss with blood in the sac surrounding the heart restricting heart’s ability to pump (pericardial tamponade)
Signs and symptoms of heart injury
Content Creator: James Stone
CAPCE Course Number: 20-EMTP-F3-2101
NJ Course Number: 141113
Total CE Hours: 1.0
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