24-year-old subdued with taser — Brain Teaser. Do you know the answer?
November 24, 2018

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1. Carl - November 24, 2018

Sounds like cocaine chest pain with a taser herring.

2. George - January 30, 2020

Could be a retained spike from the end of the wire. Depending on the brand of taser, it’s like a 22 callibur bullet with spikes. CXR is indicated to rule out ballistic trauma to the heart or injury resulting in a pneumothorax.

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