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Myocarditis and Pericardial Disease

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Steven Lahti
  1. Know the common etiologies of myocarditis and pericarditis.
  2. Know how to diagnose and treat myocarditis and pericarditis.
  3. Recognize the presentation, physical exam, EKG, and imaging findings in cardiac tamponade.
  4. Know how to assess for pulsus paradoxus.
  5. Know how to assess for Kussmal's sign.
  6. Distinguish cardiac tamponade and constrictive pericarditis.
AccessMedicine > CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Cardiology, 4e > Chapter 25. Myocarditis
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e > Pericardial Disease
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Cardiovascular Disorders: Heart Disease > Case 56
External Activity
Cardiovascular Disorders: Heart Disease > Case 57
AccessMedicine > Cardiac Tamponade > Cardiac Tamponade
AccessMedicine > AUDIO 10–23. > AUDIO 10–23.


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