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Treatment with glucocorticoids for shock

1. They actually increase the heart strength in late stages of shock
2. stabilize lysosomes in the cells thus preventing deteriation.
3. they " might" aid in metabolism of glucose by severly damaged cells.

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Is oxygen therapy very usefull?

it can be but usually the problem is delivering nutrients and oxygen. Not bonding the oxygen

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what is circulatory arrest?

complete stop of blood flow.

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in general what time frame for most individuals causes some brain damage while in circulatory arrest?

5-8 minutes