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A patient comes into your trauma bay after a blunt trauma from being assaulted with a baseball bat to the chest. He is found to be pulseless on exam, compressions are started and you decide to perform a thoracotomy. You make an incision and have entered the thoracic cavity. Cross Clamp the aorta Attempt direct cardiac compressions Open the pericardium Insert nasogastric tube to help determine the aorta from the esophagus