Document Type

Poster

Publication Date

4-16-2013

Abstract

What is it? Commotio Cordis is a "Cardiac Concussion" or a disturbance of the heart. It is a non-penetrating, precordial blow to the chest that causes cardiac arrest and tachycardia/ fibrillation. This is unassociated with any structural damage to the heart, ribs, or sternum.

Comments

SWOSU Research and Scholarly Activity Fair

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