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What are care instructions after a pericardiocentesis?

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Dr. Andrew Kaplan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Limited activity

One should not do any strenuous activity or heavy lifting for a few days.
Otherwise, there is mild expected soreness.

In brief: Limited activity

One should not do any strenuous activity or heavy lifting for a few days.
Otherwise, there is mild expected soreness.
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
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In brief: Several

Dressing over puncture site may remove and shower in 24 hours or so ( usually given discharge instructions preferred by the md) follow up re diagnosis and additional treatments.

In brief: Several

Dressing over puncture site may remove and shower in 24 hours or so ( usually given discharge instructions preferred by the md) follow up re diagnosis and additional treatments.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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