Beck triad


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Related to Beck triad: cardiac tamponade, Charcot triad, Pulsus paradoxus, Kussmaul sign

a·cute com·pres·sion tri·ad

the rising venous pressure, falling arterial pressure, and decreased heart sounds of pericardial tamponade.
Synonym(s): Beck triad

a·cute com·pres·sion tri·ad

(ă-kyūt' kŏm-presh'ŭn trī'ad)
The rising venous pressure, falling arterial pressure, and decreased heart sounds of pericardial tamponade.
Synonym(s): Beck triad.

Beck triad

(bek)
[Claude S. Beck, U.S. surgeon, 1894–1971]
Hypotension, distended neck veins, and muffling of heart sounds, the physical findings in cardiac tamponade.

Beck,

Claude Schaeffer, U.S. surgeon, 1894-1971.
Beck triad - the rising venous pressure, falling arterial pressure, and decreased heart sounds of pericardial tamponade. Synonym(s): acute compression triad