cardiac concussion

cardiac concussion

See Steering wheel injury.
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Cardiac concussion is the mild form of injury without any cellular disruption whereas the contusion leads to cellular membrane disruption and release of cytoplasmic and membranous enzymes in the plasma.
Heat illnesses, severe dehydration, sudden cardiac arrest, commotion-cordis (cardiac concussion), severe bleeding, shock, head/neck injury, and limb-threatening injuries are a few examples of medical emergency situations in athletics.