Department: Acute Care AdvisorUnder pressure Acute cardiac tamponadeChen, Leon L. DNP, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, CEN, FCCPAuthor Information Leon L. Chen is the Research and Simulated Learning clinical program manager at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, and a clinical assistant professor at New York University, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York, N.Y. This article was reprinted with permission from: Chen LL. Acute cardiac tamponade. Nurs Crit Care. 2019 May(14)3:35-37. The author has disclosed no financial relationships related to this article. The Nurse Practitioner: February 2020 - Volume 45 - Issue 2 - p 5-7 doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000651136.91775.c9 Buy Metrics Copyright © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.