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A patient comes into the ed with paradoxal rib movement this is indicitive of?

flail chest mulirple ribs broken in two or more places move anteriorly when exhaling and posteriorly when inhaling

2

A patient comes into ed with distended neck veins, hypotension, and muffled heart sounds this is referred to as?

Becks triad and is associated with pericardium and cardiac tamponade