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Whats it mean if a rapid, irregular pulse following blunt trauma to the chest?
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
In brief: Irregular pulse
Blunt trauma can precipitate irregular pulse which usually is atrial fibrillation.
Sometimes life threatening ventricular fibrillation can occur as well.

In brief: Irregular pulse
Blunt trauma can precipitate irregular pulse which usually is atrial fibrillation.
Sometimes life threatening ventricular fibrillation can occur as well.
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