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Caused by inadequate function of the heart

Cardiogenic shock

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Caused by a mechanical obstruction that prevents an adequate volume of blood from filling the heart chambers

Obstructive shock

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Collection of fluid between the pericardial sac and the myocardium becomes large enough to prevent the ventricles from filling with blood

Cardiac tamponade

4

A blood clot that blocks the blood flow through pulmonary vessels

Pulmonary embolism

5

Results from widespread dilation of small arterioles, small venules or both

Distributive shock

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Usually result of high spinal cord injury

Neurogenic shock

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Occurs when a person reacts violently to a substance to which he or she has been sensitized

Anaphylactic shock

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What are the four categories of exposure include

Injections
Stings
Ingestion
Inhalation

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Caused by a sudden reaction of the nervous system (bad news, a death)

Psychogenic shock

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Result of an inadequate amount of fluid or volume in the circulatory systems

Hypovolemic shock

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Early stage when the body can still compensate for blood loss

Compensated shock

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Late state when blood pressure is falling

Decompressed shock