Resources

  • References


    Brockman RG, Ziskind AA. Pericardiocentesis and associated treatment of pericardial effusion.
    Cardiac Intensive Care. 1998;657-663.


    Pericardiocentesis (pericardial tap). Cleveland Clinic Heart Center website. Available at:
    http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/services/tests/procedures/pericardiocentisis.aspx. Accessed September 16, 2005.


    Pericardium and pericarditis. American Heart Association website. Available at:
    http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/What-is-Pericarditis%5FUCM%5F444931%5FArticle.jsp. Accessed September 25, 2005.


    Protocol cardiac: pericardiocentesis. Vanderbilt University Medical Center website. Available at:
    http://www.vanderbilthealth.com/main/healthtopics?topic=Pericarditis. Accessed September 16, 2005.


    Spodick DH. Acute cardiac tamponade.
    New England Journal of Medicine. 2003;349:684-690.


    Tibbles CD, Porcaro W. Procedural applications of ultrasound.
    Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America.
    2004;22:797-815.


    6/3/2011 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Mills E, Eyawo O, Lockhart I, Kelly S, Wu P, Ebbert JO. Smoking cessation reduces postoperative complications: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
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    2011;124(2):144-154.e8.

  • Resources

    American Heart Association

    http://www.americanheart.org

    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

    http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

  • Canadian Resources

    Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

    http://ww2.heartandstroke.ca/splash